College and Technical School Students
Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health
Frequently Asked Questions about mental health and college
For more information on a student-led organization that provides mental health support in a college setting CLICK HERE.
OK2TALK is a community where teens and young adults struggling with mental health conditions can find a safe place to talk about what they’re experiencing by sharing their personal stories of recovery, tragedy, struggle or hope. Anyone can add their voice by sharing stories, poems, inspirational quotes, photos, videos, song lyrics and messages of support in a safe, moderated space. We hope this is the first step towards helping you get the support you need to feel better.
Your Mind. Your Rights.
Campus Mental Health: Know Your Rights is a guide for college and university students to your legal rights when seeking mental health services. It also explains what you can expect in your interactions with mental health service providers and what obligations you might have.
For a List of Student Mental Health Resources, CLICK HERE
College Students Speak: A Survey Report on Mental Health
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) conducted a national survey of college students living with mental health conditions to learn about their experiences in school. NAMI designed the survey to hear directly from students about whether schools are meeting their needs and what improvements are needed to support their academic experience.
Promoting Student Mental Health
This comprehensive guide discusses and details a number of mental health issues, including information on how they impact academic performance and where to find help.
Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students
This resource is meant to provide college students and young people with quality information on maintaining good mental health and identifying mental health issues, it is not meant to take the place of professional advice from a qualified mental health specialist. Anyone who wishes to learn more keeping tabs on their mental health should consider taking this mental health assessment before diving into the resource.
Helping a Friend Who is Struggling
Tips on supporting a friend struggling with mental illness
What a Difference a Friend Makes
National mental health anti-stigma campaign encourages education and support from friends.