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Counseling Center

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  • Counseling Center
    202-885-3500
    Fax: 202-885-1397
    Mary Graydon, Room 214

    Mon and Thurs: 9am-6pm
    Tues, Wed, and Fri: 9am-5pm

    Summer hours: M-F 9am-5pm

    Closed Saturday and Sunday

Mailing Address

Self Help - On Line Library

Self-Help Library

 

 

HOW TO USE THIS PAGE:

Always read critically. The Counseling Center does not monitor or endorse the web sites listed below. If you have questions or concerns about your own unique situation, make an appointment to talk with a mental health provider by calling the Counseling Center at (202) 885-3500.

 

 

You are also invited to come and browse the Student Self-Help Library located in the reception area of the Counseling Center (MGC 214), which is pictured on the left.


ISSUES OF COLLEGE LIFE
AU Center for Diversity and Inclusion
KSU - Crossing Cultures
AU Academic Support and Resource Center

AU Roommate Resources Page

ABUSE OR VIOLENCE IN RELATIONSHIPS
N.O.W. and Violence Against Women

Survivors of Childhood Abuse
Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse

ALCOHOL USE AND ABUSE
SCREENING FOR MENTAL HEALTH - Anonymous On-Line Assessment
AU Counseling Center Resource Page for Alcohol and Drug Use

NIAAA How to Cut Down on Your Drinking

ANGER AND ANGER MANAGEMENT
Controlling Anger Before it Controls You - APA
Anger and Agression


topics

ANXIETY AND PANIC
SCREENING FOR MENTAL HEALTH - Anonymous On-Line Assessment
NIMH Anxiety Disorders (Panic, Phobias, OCD, PTSD, GAD) 
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Test Anxiety and Study Skills

How Psychotherapy Helps
How to Cope with Stress, Anxiety and Fears
Six Habits that Defeat Anxiety

DEPRESSION
SCREENING FOR MENTAL HEALTH - Anonymous On-Line Assessment
NIMH Depression

Depression vs. Sadness

Mayo Clinic Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)
APA Briefing Sheet - Women and Depression

How Psychotherapy Helps

DRUG USE AND ABUSE
Alcohol's Effects on the Body

DEA Drug Descriptions
Cocaine, Heroin

Inhalants

Anabolic Steroid Abuse
NIDA Q&A About Steroids

National Instutute on Drug Abuse
Cough/Cold Meds - CBS news
Cough/Cold Meds
- Univ Texas Health and Science Center

topics

EATING DISORDERS
SCREENING FOR MENTAL HEALTH - Anonymous On-Line Assessment
NIMH - Information about Eating Disorders
"Something Fishy" - Information about Eating Disorders
Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Referral and Information Center

GRIEF AND LOSS (SEE ALSO DEPRESSION)
Coping with Reminders after a Loss

Grief and Grieving
About Bereavement

LEARNING DISABILITIES AND
ATTENTION DEFICIT / HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (AD/HD)


National Resource Center - Information about ADH
NIMH - Information about ADHD
British site about Asperger's Syndrome
Academic Support Services at AU
Disability Support Services at AU

MEDICATIONS (PSYCHIATRIC)
NIMH - Information about Medications

Look up a particular medication - HealtSquare

Free Medications in Clinical Trials

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER (OCD)
Treatment of OCD

STUDY SKILLS
SUNY at Buffalo - Study Strategies - Anxiety, Procrastination, Time Management

How to Approach a Professor for Help
Time Management
ETS (Educational Testing Service)
GRE Preparation

LSAT Preparation

GMAT Preparation

Academic Support Services at American Univeristy
Virginia Tech - Study Skills Self Help

topics

SUICIDE (SEE ALSO DEPRESSION)
SCREENING FOR MENTAL HEALTH - Anonymous On-Line Assessment
National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Depression and Suicide
Suicide FAQs for Young People
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education - SAVE
Hopeline - Suicide Warning Signs
About Suicide

topics

SUPPORT GROUPS
"S.M.A.R.T"

Alcohol Anonymous (AA) 

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)
 
 Al-Anon

 Gamblers Anonymous (GA)

 Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
Support Groups at AU Counseling Center

NOTE: If you have suggestions
for materials you'd like to see included, please leave us a note at our front desk.

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