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May is Mental Health Month

The month of May is officially "Mental Health Month." Explore the curated websites, apps, and downloadable mental health resources below. Click on the images to visit the page.


Also, be sure to check out PC's free mental health screenings available to students.



Award-Winning Online Therapy Resources

Connect with therapists or trained volunteer listeners at these award-winning sites:

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Award-Winning Media & Apps for Mental Health, Calmness, and Meditation (Including a Mental Health Boosting App for Kids)

These apps will help you with meditation, relaxation, and sleep -- noted for their superb quality:

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Booster Buddy Mental Health App for Young People:

Hotlines

  • Suicide Prevention Hotline – They have a phone number you can call (1-800-273-8255), information on their website about suicide prevention, or a text/chat line if you are more comfortable talking to someone over text.
  • The Trevor Project – A mental health organization dedicated to providing crisis prevention to LGBTQ+ youth.
  • Active Minds – A mental health organization dedicated to raising awareness for mental health in college students. They offer internships for college students who want to make a difference in their college community.
  • NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a great resource to get information on different mental health illnesses, how to get help, support groups, advocacy, and more!
  • NEDA – National Eating Disorder Association is dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by eating disorders. They want to raise awareness and advocacy around eating disorders so we can find cures and more people can get the help they need.

Other Websites & Resources

Note: Although these downloadables above were designed primarily for sharing on Instagram, you're welcome to share them on any platform.

Make Caring a Habit: Do You See Behavior On Campus That You're Concerned About? The Behavior Intervention Team (BIT) Can Help

PC provides a service to assist with behavior intervention. Please see the video below for information. You can also visit the BIT Team website to submit a referral.