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Florida Gulf Coast University

Website Directory  

Counseling and Psychological Services

Useful Links

 
 

College Issues

Health & Wellness-College Students

Addresses statistics regarding health and wellness of FGCU students and how they relate to the general college population across the country.


www.transitionyear.org

The Transition Year is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.

http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

The world's leading health question/answer service affiliated with Columbia University.

www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov

This site provides info on research, college alcohol problems, as well as news articles relating to college drinking incidents. An alcohol search engine provides info on prevention, funding, publications and peer education.

Eating Disorders

www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

This site contains info on eating disorders, programs available , how to get involved in helping, advocacy, research, and links to other related issues.

http://www.bodypositive.com

Bodypositive explores taking up occupancy inside your own skin rather than living above the chin until you're thin.  It's a set of ideas that may help you find greater well-being in the body you have.

Suicide Prevention

Eagles Aware

FGCU Campus Suicide Prevention Project

http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s mission is to provide immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). It is the only national suicide prevention and intervention telephone resource funded by the Federal Government.

www.yellowribbon.org

A site devoted to helping those coping with loss due to suicide as well as suicide prevention, support groups and other related resources.

www.jedfoundation.org

This nonprofit public charity is committed to reducing youth suicide and improving the mental health safety net. This site provides info regarding suicide prevention to parents and students and connects to various college counseling centers.

http://www.ulifeline.org/main/Home.html

This site is part of the jedfoundation work with suicide prevention and support. The link will allow you to visit the counseling centers of various universities that are a part of the jedfoundation work and obtain information on drug abuse, behavioral problems, as well as link to a mental health library.

http://www.mentalhealth.org/suicideprevention

This site is the national strategy for Suicide Prevention and presents info on national and international strategies for suicide prevention. Publications as well as info by state is available.

http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/suicideprevention/publicaciones.asp

Si usted o alguien que usted conoce esta pensando en el suicidio, obtenga informacion aqui.

General Issues in Mental Health

http://www.nmha.org/go/help/

The link above is to Mental Health America for directions to providers and support groups.

http://www.apa.org/pubinfo/anger.html

This site provides information regarding recognition of triggers and strategies for dealing with anger management.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/anxiety.html

A service of the U S National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health is devoted to health topics, drug info, news and other resources.

www.nimh.nih.gov

The National Institute of Mental Health contains health info, quick links, publications about various mental health conditions, as well as info on clinical trials and research.

http://www.apahelpcenter.org

American Psychological Association's Help Center is your online resource for brochures, tips and articles on the psychological issues that affect your physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals.

http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov

This site provides info about substance abuse and mental health services. Topic info ranges from children's mental health issues, bullying, school violence to a mental health dictionary.

http://store.mentalhealth.org/espanol/default.aspx

El Centro de Información es parte del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de los Estados Unidos Administración de Programas de Salud Mental, Prevención Adicción a los Drogas y Alcohol. Centro de Servicios de Salud Mental.

Substance Abuse Support

http://www.drugrehablocator.com/

Drug Rehab Locator was created to help individuals and their family members seeking drug rehab facilities, drug detox facilities, teen drug rehab, and dual diagnosis treatment.

http://www.leecountyaa.org

This site provides a list of meeting places, dates, times and contact information for Alcoholics Anonymous in the Lee County area.

www.naples.net/social/selfhelp/aasched.html#naples

This site provides a list of meeting places, dates, and times for Alcoholics Anonymous in the Collier County area.

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www.nagulfcoastfla.org

This site provides a list of meetings, places, dates, and times for Narcotics Anonymous in the Lee, Charlotte, and Hendry counties.

www.na.org

http://www.nar-anon.org/Nar-Anon/Nar-Anon_Groups.html

Locate a support group for family and friends of those dealing with substance addiction issues.


http://portaltools.na.org/portaltools/meetingLoc

This site on the Narcotics Anonymous World Service provides basic info on NA, research, links to regional activities as well as a search engine to locate NA meetings.

www.gamblinghelp.org

This site provides help for those dealing with compulsive gambling. The 24-hour hotline can also be accessed by calling: 1-888-236-4848 (1-888-ADMIT-IT)

Professional Organizations

www.apa.org

American Psychological Association site containing news/info on psychology, recent headlines, and various topics and access to publications.

www.counseling.org

American Counseling Association site containing articles on various topics dealing with mental health, access to publications, and info on finding a counselor. FAQ about counseling as well as crisis info, and multicultural issues are addressed.

Disclaimer

The Florida Gulf Coast University Counseling and Psychological Services Center maintains this Internet site as a service to the university community. It is intended as a resource to inform and to educate. Included are direct links to other Internet sites, which we believe may be helpful. However, this does not imply that Counseling and Psychological Services endorse all of the information provided at each of these sites. Furthermore, while we attempt to monitor and update our listings on a regular basis, the Counseling and Psychological Services can not make any claims or assume responsibility as to the reliability or functionality of the internet addresses (URL’s) provided or the information contained at these sites.

Readers are encouraged to evaluate the material and to use what they find to be helpful. Information provided in our web page and at other Internet sites is not intended as a substitute for assistance from a qualified mental health professional. For personal assistance, FGCU students should visit the counseling center to schedule an appointment with one of our staff.