FAU Counseling and Psychological Services
Self Help and Mental Health Topics

 

Below you will find a list of a variety of mental health issues and links for more information. Be a WISE consumer when getting information on-line. Make sure you are getting information from a reputable source. The links below are recommended by the FAU Counseling Center.

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Academic

Great Study Help Site!
Graduate School Tips

How to do Really Well in College
GRE.org

Aging

National Institute on Aging
Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research
Depression and Suicide in Older Adults Resource Guide

 

Al-Anon

What is Al-Anon?
Al-Anon Meeting Schedule
Al-Anon Home Page

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous Home Page
AA Florida
AA Broward County
AA Palm Beach County

 

AA and NA Alternatives

Guided Self-Change Clinic
Moderation Management
Secular Organizations for Sobriety (SOS)

SMART Recovery
Women for Sobriety

 

Alcohol Abuse and Dependence

Alcoholism: Getting the Facts
Beyond Hangovers
How to Recognize Problem Drinking
Mayo Clinic's Alcoholism Link
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
NCADD Self-Test

 

Alcohol and Drug Information

Alcoholics Anonymous
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Recovery

 

Anger Management

Controlling Anger

 

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Medline Plus Anxiety Information

 

Depression

American Association of Suicidology
Depression Help Guide
Health Coach
NMHA - Depression Screening
Suicide Prevention

 

Diversity

Diversity Center
National Coalition Building Institute for Eliminating Prejudice

Teaching Tolerance
Understanding Prejudice

 

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association
SAMHSA's Eating Disorder Link

http://www.bodypositive.com
http://www.bulimia.com
http://www.nedic.ca
http://www.something-fishy.org

 

Gambling

Gamblers Anonymous
http://www.gamblinghelp.org

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Issues

Advocate
Bisexual Resource Center

 

Grieving

Coping With Death - University of Buffalo
End of Life Issues
Grief and Loss
Medline - Grief Resources
NMHA - Coping With Loss
Pet Loss Support Page
Pet Loss & Grieving Support Group

 

Mental Health


SAMHSA's Mental Health Link

 

Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous
Find an NA meeting in your area

 

Obsessive Complusive Disorder

NIMH: OCD Link
Mayo Clinic: OCD Information

 

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

National Center for PTSD
NIMH PTSD Link

 

Rape and Sexual Abuse
*Also see the Helpful Phone Numbers and Websites Link for Additional Information

APA: Memories of CHildhood Abuse
Date Rape
Date Rape Drugs
National Organization Against Male Sexual Victimization
NWHIC's Violence Against Women
Office on Violence Against Women
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
What To Do If You Are Raped

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Common Symptoms and Tips on Prevention
CDC Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease
Interactive Tutorial
Search by Symptom Genital Problems in Women

Symptoms and Possible Causes

 

Sleep Disorders

Hypersomnia
Interactive Tutorial
Insomnia
NINDS: Understanding Sleep

 

Student Support

10 Study Habits
25 Tips for Freshmen Success
College Freshmen
Freshmen Survival Skills
Scholarship Help
To-Do List for 1st Year Students

 

Substance Abuse

Acid/LSD
Cigarettes and Other Nicotine Products
Club Drugs
Crack and Cocain
Drug Addiction Treatment Methods
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Methamphetamine
MDMA/Ecstasy
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Overcoming Substance Abuse
PCP (Phencyclidine)
Prescription Drugs
Steroids
Substance Abuse Resources

 

Suicide Prevention

American Association of Suicidology
Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Suicide Prevention Resource Center

 

Treatment Center and Therapist Information

Find a substance abuse treatment center in your area
Hopelinks.net
NIMH: How to Find Help
SAMHSA's: Choosing the Right Therapist

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