Self-Help Library

Self-Help Library

Welcome to our Virtual Self-Help Library! Here you will find information on a wide variety of topics that can help you understand many of the mental health issues that may be relevant to college students. Please feel free to browse through our titles any time, day or night. Take as long as you'd like- there's never a late fee! We hope you find the information you're looking for, and we invite you to send us suggestions about other topics you would find useful.

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Academic Success

Academic differences between high school and college
Improving academic success
Test Anxiety
Surviving the College Ride
Keys to College Success
Beat Test Anxiety
Coping with Concentration and Memory Problems
Creating a Learning Mind-Set for Academic Success
Is Vacation Already Over?
Manage Your Work - Don't Let It Manage You
Memory Principles
Note Taking
Preparing for Tests
Reading Text Books
Tips for Handling the Stress of Finals
Tips to Help You Remember Better

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Abuse - Physical, Sexual, Emotional

PTSD Resources for trauma survivors and caregivers
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Abuse
Surviving Child Sexual Abuse
I Got Flowers Today

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Alcohol and Drug Use and Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous Los Angeles office
Alcoholics Anonymous national office
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Use/Abuse Treatment
ATOD use on college campuses
Top 10 myths about alcohol

When you're feeling pressured to drink
Alcohol and Drug Use Information
Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Growing up with Substance Abuse

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Anger Management

Anger Management

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Anxiety

Mental Health America: Anxiety Disorders
How to Reduce Worrying
Ten Ways to Worry Less and Accomplish More

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Assault and Harassment, Dating and/or Domestic Violence

Sexual assault/date rape

Harassment-

Stalking
Sexual Harassment
Cyber Harassment

Eleven Things Not to Say to Survivors of Sexual Assault
Myths About Rape
How to Help a Friend Who Has Been Assaulted
Prevention Information

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Child Sexual Abuse

Surviving Child Sexual Abuse

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Crisis and Trauma

Secondary Stage Psychological Reactions to Trauma or Crisis
Strategies for Working in a Disaster Environment
Ways to Understand a Crisis

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Resources

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Depression

Mental Health America: Depression
Coping with Depression
The Blues Project

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Diversity

Diversity

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Disability

College students with disabilities

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders
How to Help a Friend- the IMAD Approach
Jade

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Finances for College Students

Helping College Students Manage Finances
27 Money Tips for College Students

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First Generation College Students

First Generation College Students

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Forgiveness

The Phases of the Act of Forgiveness

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Grief and Loss

Mental Health America: Coping With Bereavement
Coping with Grief and Loss: Guide to Grieving and Bereavement

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How to Choose a Counselor or Therapist

Choosing a Therapist
Why Join a Group?

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Improving Your Sleep

Sleep
How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
Strategies for Optimizing Sleep

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Internet Addiction

Center for Internet Addiction

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LGBTQ

Affirming Psychotherapy for LGBTQ
Coming Out
What are Your Beliefs About Gays and Lesbians?
Gender Identification

LGBTQ resources

LGBT Resources in Higher Education
Teenwire: LGBTQ 101

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Life Skills for University Students

Dating and Relationships

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Medication

Medication

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Mindfulness

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Multicultural identity

Multicultural Identity

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Parenting

Parents letting go
Parent's Guide to Letting Go
Letting Go: Tips for Parents of New College Students

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Phobias

Psych Central: Phobias

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Pregnancy

Unplanned pregnancy

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Procrastination

Procrastination Inventory
Techniques to Manage Procrastination

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Referral List

Referral List of Counseling Services


Self-Esteem

Better Self-Esteem
My Declaration of Self-Esteem

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Sexual Addiction

Sexual Addiction

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Shyness

Painful Shyness

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Stress Management

Stress
Stress Management: Counseling Services, University at Buffalo
50 Ways to Reduce Stress
Are You Prone to Stress
How Well Can You Relax
Plain Talk About Stress
Stress Reduction Strategies
Suggestions for Managing Stress

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Success

What is Success?

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Suicide and Depression

Suicide and Depression

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Veterans Resources

CSUN Veterans Affairs Office
CSUN Veterans Resource Center

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You CAN Go Home Again

Strategies for Freshman Going Home for the First Summer
Going back to your family after your first year away at college.

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