College of Veterinary Medicine

Counseling & Wellness Services

Self Help Resources


NOTE:

The below self-help information is provided as a supplement to professional counseling and consultation, not as a substitute for them. We encourage you to consult with Counseling and Wellness counselors if experiencing problems that affect your daily functioning. Neither the authors, the College of Veterinary Medicine, or Washington State University assume liability for injury incurred by using the information presented in these self-help documents.

General Mental Health Issues


Reliable, not-for-profit websites on mental health
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    NIMH is funded by the United States government to provide information and research concerning mental health issues.
  • American Psychological Association (APA) This website provides brief descriptions of numerous mental health problems and diagnoses with links to related articles
  • HELPGUIDE.org A private non-profit, ad-free website in affiliation with Harvard Health Publications
  • ULifeline ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center for college students regarding mental health & suicide prevention

Learn more from the above websites and others about the following topics


Academic Issues

Alcohol Issues

 

Anger

Anxiety

Assertiveness and Boundaries

 

Attention Deficit (ADD/ADHD)

 

Autism Spectrum and Asperger's

 

Bipolar Disorder

  • About Mood Disorders  Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
  • Going to college with bipolar disorder  Video of a lecture with Dr. Russ Federman, International Bipolar Foundation website
  • Mood Disorder Questionnaire  Brief screening for bipolar disorder. Although you cannot make a diagnosis from this questionnaire, it will help you consider whether you should seek professional help for further assessment.
  • PsychEducation.org:  http://psycheducation.org/  Extensive resources for Bipolar and related disorders
  • Facing bipolar: the young adult's guide to dealing with bipolar disorder, Federman, Russ; Thomson, J. Anderson (2010). Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications.  Request it through WSU from a nearby library and have it in about 5 days.
  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation & ... Tolerance, McKay, Wood & Brantley, New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook

 

Body Image

 

Bored In Pullman?

 

Break-up, How to cope

Career

Childhood Trauma

Chronic Pain

Crime Victims

Depression


Divorce / Parental Divorce

 

Domestic Violence / Partner Violence

 

Drugs

Eating Disorders

Gambling

 

Grief and Loss

Happiness

  • Authentic Happiness Website  Authentic Happiness is the homepage of Dr. Martin Seligman, Director of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania and founder of positive psychology

 

Health Insurance Coverage for Students in Need

  • Washington Basic Health
  • Looking for Affordable Health Care? The Washington Health Program is now accepting applications. Apply today!
  • Washington Women In Need   Funding for education and health care for women in Washington

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Issues


LGBT & Religion

 

LGBT Coming Out

 

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Panic Disorder

Personal Growth

Relationships

Shyness and Social Phobia

Stress Management

Substance Use

  • alcohol
  • drugs

Trauma

  • rape
  • sexual abuse
  • post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • domestic violence

Worry

NOTE:

The below self-help information is provided as a supplement to professional counseling and consultation, not as a substitute for them. We encourage you to consult with Counseling and Wellness counselors if experiencing problems that affect your daily functioning. Neither the authors, the College of Veterinary Medicine, or Washington State University assume liability for injury incurred by using the information presented in these self-help documents.
Last Edited: Jul 08, 2014 2:40 PM   

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