Resources

Self-help Resources

Self-help brochures

A number of important topics for students can be found just outside the Center for Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) offices on the ground floor of the Hammond Health Center. During business hours, anyone can stop by to browse through these materials. Some topics include:

•        Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs
•        Nutrition, Eating Disorders and Body Image
•        Safe Sex
•        Birth Control
•        Sexual Violence
•        Relationships
•        Mental and Sexual Health
•        Depression
•        Suicide
•        Sleep Facts

Web sites with self-help information

Listed below are links to some of our recommended sites.

(Remember that anyone can post information on the web--always try to verify the accuracy of what you read by consulting other independent and reliable sources.)

(Please report outdated links or recommend new links to: counseling@ithaca.edu.)


Virtual Pamphlets: University of Chicago Counseling Center  
Online pamphlets on a variety of mental health topics particularly relevant to college students, with links to many other excellent self-help documents. 

Virtual Pamphlets: Counseling Services, University at Buffalo  

Mental Help Net  
This is an excellent resource for anyone interested in a variety of mental health topics--readable, accurate, and up-to-date material. 

Psychology Matters: Psychology in Daily Life
This site includes information on a variety of useful topics including how psychotherapy and other treatments can help people cope with difficulties and recover from illnesses like depression and anxiety.

The American Psychological Association's Help Center  
This site offers information regarding psychology topics and how they affect your health.

Publications from the National Institute of Mental Health  
Online texts of booklets with information on mental health, disorders, depression and more.

Information on Learning Disabilities  
LD On-line provides information on learning disabilities for parents, educators, students and friends.

Resource for Internet and On-line gaming addictions:

Center for Internet Addiction Recovery