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Self-Help Resources

Other Internet Resources & Links

Virtual Pamphlets
Information compiled by the University of Chicago Student Counseling and Resources Service from counseling centers across the nation and world. Some of the topics listed include: Alcohol and Substance Use, Anxiety,  Cultural Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Family Issues, Relationships, Sexual Assault,  Sexual Orientation, Sleep, Stress, Study Skills,  Traumatic Events, and many other issues pertaining to college students.

ULifeline is an ANONYMOUS online resource where students can learn more about emotional health and ways to help themselves or a friend if they are struggling with their thoughts or feelings. Students can select their own school so that ULifeline can provide them with information about resources available there.

Al-anon / Alateen
"To help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend." Includes information on locating local support groups, recommended literature and self-help information.

Alcoholics Anonymous
This well-known national organization "is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism."

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is a non-profit organization in the United States advocating on behalf of and supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Reaching millions every year, the organization campaigns for prevention, improved access to quality treatment, and increased research funding to better understand and treat eating disorders.

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., operates America's only national hotline for survivors of sexual assault. The hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) offers free, confidential counseling and support 24 hours a day, from anywhere in the country.

American Psychological Association
APA is a professional organization of psychologists within the United States, the largest association worldwide. Their site includes self-help articles and mental health information.

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