Counseling Center

WEB RESOURSES

Virtual Pamphlets - The Unabridged Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection has organized pamphlets on a variety of topics from university counseling centers across the country.  Some pamphlets may refer to services at a specific college or university. Contact the Purchase College Counseling Center for Purchase College services.

Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/ - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
  • http://www.nida.nih.gov/ - National Institute on Drug Abuse.
  • http://www.pharmacy.ohio-state.edu/outreach/generation-rx/ - This website provides medication safety and prescription drug abuse prevention resources for schools, colleges, and communities.
  • https://addictionresource.com/ - free informational resources and a free toll-free hotline

    Anxiety Disorders

    • http://www.adaa.org - Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Provides information about anxiety disorders such as panic, OCD, and social anxiety.

    Depression/Mood Disorders

    Suicide Prevention

    Eating Disorders

    • www.bulimia.com -Basic facts about eating disorders, self-help books, professional texts, educational videos, national organizations, treatment facilities.
    • U.S. Eating Disorders Treatment Referral Guide-The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness comprehensive national referral guide of U.S. eating disorders treatment centers.

    Mental Health

    Sexual Abuse/Rape

    • www.voicesnotvictims.org/- Important information about safe sex, clear communication and campus life. A must read for all students!
    • http://www.rainn.org/- Rape Abuse Incest National Network. The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization
    • http://1in6.org/-   Researches estimate that 1 in 6 men have experienced unwanted or abusive sexual experiences before age 18.  This website is a resource for men who have been abused as well as for those that care about them.

    General Topics

    • www.goaskalice.columbia.edu - Columbia University Health website. Answers questions regarding a variety of issues such as mental health, fitness and nutrition, sexuality, relationships, and general health.
    • American Psychological Association Online - information and articles on a variety of topics including anger, depression, gay and lesbian issues and violence.  Look under the "Topics" menu on the left hand side.
    • Psych Central - One stop index for support resources
    • Study Skills - this site offers "Online Study Skills Workshops" which includes assessments and strategies for improving time management, test performance, concentration and memory. (Virginia Tech University)

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    Downloadable Pamphlets