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Student Medical & Counseling Clinic

Useful Resources

Traumatic Event Resource - Self Help Resources - Screening Tools - General Mental Wellness Resources - Eating Disorders and Body Image Resources - Drugs and Alcohol - Understanding Mental Health Resources - Self Empowerment Resources


Traumatic Event Resource

React - This is an excellent resource for learning how to deal with traumatic events.  This is a program from Loyola University and the phone numbers and resources they give are specific to Loyola University NOT CWU.

Self Help Resources - Screening Tools

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance -DBSA offers information on depression and bipolar disorder as well as listings for patient support groups across the USA. This website also offers depression, mania, and anxiety screening tests:
 

Psych Central - Dr. John Grohol's home of down-to-earth, reliable and objective mental health symptoms and treatment information. Includes several screening quizzes from anxiety to sleeping problems.


General Mental Wellness Resources

Mayo Clinic - Clinical experts provide current medical information and news on health topics.

NAMI -the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Ulife Line - Provides students with a link to their respective college's mental health center. Also offers a mental health library, medication database, and self evaluation.

Go Ask Alice - Question and answers on many topics, with a health focus. From Columbia University's Health Education Program, with a searchable database.

Help Guide - Expert information and non-commercial resources for mental and emotional health, active healthy lifestyles, and aging issues.


Eating Disorders and Body Image Resources 

National Eating Disorders - National non-profit eating disorders organization. Information, referrals, support, prevention, conferences, and newsletters.

Body Positive - This body image site is for women of all sizes. Monthly articles, forums, body image exercises, fitness ideas for large women, activism ideas, and much more.

Airbrushing In Catalogs - Body image, eating disorders, and media influence.
 

Drugs and Alcohol

Socialize Wise - A YouTube video about responsible drinking. A volunteer group of students attending Central Washington University's Film and Video Studies program, as well as the Department of Communication, decided to create a video to communicate to other students their hard won experiences protecting themselves when they go out on the town.


Understanding Mental Health Resources

Understanding Depression and Bipolar Disorders

CWU on iTunes U - Access The Student Counseling Clinic's audio presentations on various mental health issues


Self Empowerment Resources 

LIVE: A Better Life Through Community (NAMI) - Reach your dreams and goals by taking control, finding your strength, learning about yourself and much more.

- For CWU students to find opportunities on how to get involved on campus and in the community.

TEDxHouston - Brené Brown - Dr. Brené Brown is a researcher professor at the University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work, where she has spent the past ten years studying a concept that she calls Wholeheartedness, posing the questions: How do we engage in our lives from a place of authenticity and worthiness? How do we cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection that we need to embrace our imperfections and to recognize that we are enough -- that we are worthy of love, belonging and joy?