Counseling Center


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

  • - National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
  • - National Institute on Drug Abuse.
  • - This website provides medication safety and prescription drug abuse prevention resources for schools, colleges, and communities.

      Anxiety Disorders

      • - Anxiety Disorders Association of America. Provides information about anxiety disorders such as panic, OCD, and social anxiety.

      Depression/Mood Disorders

      Suicide Prevention

      Eating Disorders

      • -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

      • Important information about safe sex, clear communication and campus life. A must read for all students!
      • Rape Abuse Incest National Network. The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization
      •   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

      • - 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)

      Downloadable Pamphlets