The apps and links below are a few of the many resources available on the internet that you may find helpful.

Boston College does not control these sites or take responsibility for their content, and we do not endorse these as a replacement for therapy when needed. 

Resources for Your Well-Being

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Academic Challenges
<h4>Are you experiencing academic difficulties?</h4> <p><a href="">Academic Advising Center</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Career Center</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Connors Family Learning Center (CFLC)</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Student-Athlete Academic Services</a></p> <p><a href="">Pine Manor Institute</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Office of Graduate Student Life (OGSL)</a></p> <p><a href="">Center for Student Wellness</a></p> <p><a href="">Dean of Students Office</a></p> <p><a href="">OWL (online writing lab)</a></p> <p><a href="">Pre-Health Program</a></p> <p><a href="">Pre-Law Program</a></p> <p><a href="">Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC)</a><br> </p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Your assigned individual academic advisor</a></p>
Addiction Concerns
<h4>Are you experiencing trouble with alcohol/drug overuse or addiction?</h4> <p><a href="">Center for Student Wellness Alcohol and Drug Education Program</a></p> <p><a href="">Recovery Housing</a></p> <p><a href="">University Counseling Services (UCS)</a></p> <p><a href="">University Health Services (UHS)</a></p> <p><a href="">Boston College Police Department (BCPD)</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="">Campus Ministry</a></p> <p><a href="">Tips for Safer Alcohol Use</a></p>
Allies Supporting BIPOC Communities
<p>An ally is someone who supports and/or advocates for a community that they care about.</p> <ul> <li><a href="">Video Toolkit for Supporting the Well-being of Students of Color</a></li> <li><a href="">Anti-Racism Resources</a></li> <li><a href="">Resources for White Allyship</a><br> </li> </ul>
Anger Management
<p><a href="" target="_blank" adhocenable="false" rel="noopener noreferrer">How can I better manage my anger?<i>&nbsp;(video)</i></a></p>
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">I'm stressed and overwhelmed!<i>&nbsp;(online guided program)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">How can I stop worrying so much?&nbsp;<i>(video)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">What is anxiety and how is it treated?<i>&nbsp;(website)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">I'd like to try guided meditations&nbsp;<i>(audio files)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Could drawing help?<i>&nbsp;</i><b><i>(website)</i></b></a></p> <p><a href="">Insight Timer</a></p> <p><a href="">Diaphragmatic Breathing (video)</a></p> <p><a href="">Becoming Friends with Your Anxiety Podcast</a></p> <p><a href="">Introduction to Meditation</a></p> <p><a href="">Transforming Your Relationship with Anxiety</a></p>
<p>Anxiety is an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physical signs (such as tension, sweating, and increased pulse rate), by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one&#39;s capacity to cope with it.</p> <p>(Merriam Webster)</p>
Asian, Asian American, Pacific Islander
<ul><li>Asian Mental Health Collective (<a href=""></a>)<br /> <br /> </li><li>Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities and Mental Health (<a href=""></a>)<br /> <br /> </li><li>The Mental Health Coalition Asian American and Pacific Islander Mental Health Resources (<a href=""></a>)<br /> </li></ul>
Black/African American
<ul> <li><a href="">Steve Fund for Young People of Color</a>, which focuses on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.&nbsp; Check out Steve Fund student stories.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="">Innopsych</a>: resource for finding clinicians of color&nbsp;</li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="">What’s On Your Mind</a>: Organization that aims to promote conversations about emotions, mental health among communities of color, including resources on finding clinicians of color.</li> </ul> <ul> <li><a href="">JED Foundation: Resources for Diverse Identities</a> highlights a variety of resources curated by the JED Foundation including therapy referral sites, helplines, podcasts, and social media sites<br> </li> </ul>
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Remember: on the other side of this pain is something good&nbsp;<i>(video)</i><br> </a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">I need to take better care of myself&nbsp;<i>(online skills list)</i></a></p> <p><a href="">How can I better manage my stress?</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Keep a Gratitude Journal&nbsp;<i>(website)</i></a></p> <p><a href=";utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_source=of%20a%20kind&amp;_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJlbWlseWthdGVzQGdtYWlsLmNvbSIsICJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIkhVREo1dCJ9" adhocenable="false">How to help someone with depression<i>&nbsp;(article)</i></a></p> <p><a href="">How to support someone with depression</a></p> <p><a href="">Depression 101 Podcast</a></p>
Disability and Neurodiversity Wellness
<ul> <li>Boston College Disability Services<br> <a href=""></a><br> <br> </li> <li>Project LETS: <a href=""></a></li> </ul> <ul> <li>Neurodiversity Hub: <a href=""></a></li> </ul> <ul> <li>Boston Area Community Resources: <a href=""></a><br> </li> </ul>
Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">I need help coping with my distress right now<i>&nbsp;(online skills list)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">50 ways to take a break&nbsp;<i>(poster)</i><br> </a><br> <a href="" adhocenable="false">Pros and cons of different types of coping skills&nbsp;<i>(infographic)</i></a><br> <br> <a href="" adhocenable="false">Sometimes journaling helps&nbsp;<i>(pdf)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<i>(website with list of apps)</i></a></p>
Emotional Well-Being Practices
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Simple science based practices which build emotional well-being (<i>website</i>)</a></p>
Financial Concerns
<h4>Are you worried about your financial situation or have concerns about basic needs (housing, food, transportation)?</h4> <p><a href="">Eagle Escort</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="">Financial Aid Office</a></p> <p><a href="">Montserrat</a></p> <p><a href="">Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)</a></p> <p><a href="">Office of Residential Life</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="">Office of Student Services</a></p> <p><a href="">Student Employment</a></p> <p><a href="">Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC)</a></p>
Grief Resources
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">How should I deal with the death of a loved one?<em>&nbsp;(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Books on grief&nbsp;<em>(pdf)</em></a><br> </p> <p><u><a href="" adhocenable="false">A young adult and college grief support network&nbsp;<em>(website)</em></a></u></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Join a monthly dinner party support group<em>&nbsp;(website)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Being There: what (&amp; what not) to say and do in the aftermath of loss&nbsp;<em>(pdf)</em></a></p>
Health Questions and Concerns
<h4>Do you have health questions/concerns that require medical services?</h4> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Campus Recreation</a></p> <p><a href="">Disability Services Office</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Eagle EMS</a></p> <p><a href="">Nutritionist</a></p> <p><a href="">Center for Student Wellness</a></p> <p><a href="">Sexual Assault Network (SANet)</a></p> <p><a href="">University Health Services (UHS)</a></p>
International Students
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Cultural Adjustment</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">International Students' Guide to Studying in the U.S.</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Tips for International Students: Resources for Your Well-being</a></p> <p><a href="">Office of International Students and Scholars</a></p>
LGBTQ Students
<p><a href="">LGBTQ+&nbsp; Programs and Support</a></p>
LGBTQ+ and Gender Identity
<ul> <li>The Trevor Project (<a href=""></a>)<br> <br> </li> <li>Other Boys NYC (<a href=""></a>)<br> <br> </li> <li>Trans Lifeline (<a href=""></a>)<br> <br> </li> <li>National Center for Transgender Equality (<a href=""></a>)<br> <br> </li> <li>The Boston Alliance of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Youth BAGLY (<a href=""></a>)<br> <br> </li> <li>Massachusetts DMH Young Adult Resource Guide LGBTQIA+(<a href=""></a>)<br> </li> </ul>
<ul> <li>Latinx/ Hispanic Communities and Mental Health (<a href=""></a>)&nbsp;<br> <br> </li> <li>The Focus on You (<a href=""></a>)&nbsp;<br> <br> </li> <li>Latinx Therapy (<a href=""></a>)</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Anxiety and Depression Association of America (<a href=""></a>)&nbsp;<br> <br> </li> <li>National Latinx Psychological Association (<a href=""></a>)</li> </ul>
National Organizations
<p><b><u><a href="">National Suicide Prevention Lifeline</a></u></b></p> <p>800-273-TALK(8255)</p> <p>A 24 hour, free, confidential suicide prevention support line for people experiencing suicidal thoughts or severe emotional distress.</p> <p><b><a href="" adhocenable="false">American Psychiatric Association</a></b></p> <p>This site gives information on topics ranging from mental illness to finding the right psychiatrist.</p> <p><b><a href="" adhocenable="false">American Psychological Association Help Center</a></b></p> <p>Self-help information site of the APA providing support for many of life's problems.</p> <p><b><a href="">National Institute of Mental Health</a></b></p> <p>This site provides information on various mental health topics as researched by the NIMH.</p> <p><a href=""><b>Addiction Resource</b></a></p> <p>Provides information to help individuals struggling with an addiction and seeking guidance on the road to recovery.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p><b><a href="" adhocenable="false"></a></b></p> <p>Resource to help college students dealing with the physical and mental stress of higher education.</p> <p><a href=""><b></b></a></p> <p>Offers online behavioral support system with links to many helpful sites.</p> <p>To access site:</p> <ol> <li>Click on link</li> <li>Select &quot;Student Log on&quot; *Note: This is to help the site determine which schools are visiting, not to identify students.</li> <li>For &quot;Select school's state,&quot; choose Massachusetts</li> <li>For &quot;Select school,&quot; choose &quot;Boston College&quot;</li> <li>Click Log In&nbsp;<br> Note: On-line screenings are available on the &quot;Self e-Valuator&quot;</li> </ol>
Native American/Indigenous Communities
<ul> <li><a href="">One Sky Center</a></li> <li><a href="">Mental Health America</a></li> <li><a href="">We R Native</a></li> <li><a href="">IHS Health Care Provider Database</a><br> </li> </ul>
Racial Trauma Resources
<ul><li>Racial Trauma Toolkit (<a href=""></a>)<br /> <br /> </li><li>The Link Between Experiences of Racism and Stress and Anxiety for Black Americans: A Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Coping Approach (<a href=""></a>) <br /> <br /> </li><li>Racial Trauma and Self-Care in Tragedy (<a href=""></a>) <br /> <br /> </li><li>Coping with Racism and Discrimination: Considerations for Students of Color and White Allies (<a href=""></a>) <br /> <br /> </li><li>Racial Trauma and Your Health (<a href=""></a>)</li></ul>
Safety and Security Concerns
<h4>Have you experienced safety or security threats to your physical well-being on campus?</h4> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Boston College Police Department (BCPD)</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Eagle Escort</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Harassment Counselor</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Office for Institutional Diversity (OID)</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Office of Emergency Management</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="">Office of Student Outreach and Support</a><br> </p>
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">How can I be less critical and mean to myself?&nbsp;<em>(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Self-compassion meditations&nbsp;<em>(audio)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Write a self-compassion letter<em>&nbsp;(website)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<em>(website with list of apps)</em></a></p>
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">I need help getting more sleep!<em>&nbsp;(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Guided relaxation techniques for sleep&nbsp;<em>(audio)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<em>(website with list of apps)</em></a></p>
Students of Color
<p><a adhocenable="false" href="/content/bc-web/offices/student-affairs/sites/counseling/self-care/BIPOC-mental-health-resources.html"><span class="btn btn-default btn-maroon">BIPOC Mental Health Resources and Referals</span></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Coping with Racism and Discrimination</a></p> <p><a href="">Steve Fund for Young People of Color</a>:&nbsp;which focuses on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color. </p> <p><a href="">Innopsych: resource for finding clinicians of color</a></p> <p><a href="">What’s On Your Mind:</a> Organization that aims to promote conversations about emotions, mental health among communities of color, including resources on finding clinicians of color.<br> <br> <a href="">JED Foundation</a>: Resources for Diverse Identities highlights a variety of resources curated by the JED Foundation including therapy referral sites, helplines, podcasts, and social media sites<br> </p>
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Lonely? You're not alone.&nbsp;<i>(video)</i></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Any tips for a student with Asperger/Autism?&nbsp;<i>(website)</i></a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="">Thoughtful Transitions | Caring for Your Emotional and Social Wellness</a><br> <i>A presentation by University Counseling Services</i></p>
Unwanted Sexual Contact
<h4>Have you experienced unwanted sexual contact and want help or someone to talk to about it?</h4> <p><a href="">Boston College Police Department (BCPD)</a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">Campus Ministry</a></p> <p><a href="">Harassment Counselor</a></p> <p><a href="">Office of the Dean of Students</a></p> <p><a href="">Sexual Assault Network (SANet)</a></p> <p><a href="">Title IX coordinator</a></p> <p><a href="">University Counseling Services (UCS)</a></p> <p><a href="">University Health Services (UHS)</a></p> <p><a href="">Women’s Center (WC)</a></p>
Veteran Wellness
<ul> <li>VA Support and resources for student veterans: <a href=""></a></li> </ul> <ul> <li>JED Foundation - adjustment to college life as a veteran: <a href=""></a></li> </ul> <ul> <li>Student Veterans of America organization: <a href=""></a></li> </ul>
Vulnerability & Shame
<p><a href="" adhocenable="false">I’m scared of being vulnerable with other people&nbsp;<em>(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="" adhocenable="false">It's hard for me to take risks because I'm afraid to fail&nbsp;<em>(video)</em></a></p>
<p>WellTrack is a self-help program that students can use to address stress, anxiety, and depression before these issues get to the point of needing therapy or other mental health services. WellTrack's tools can also be used as an adjunct to therapy. <strong><em>The app is free&nbsp;for BC students.</em></strong></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="/content/bc-web/offices/student-affairs/sites/counseling/self-care/welltrack.html"><span class="btn btn-default btn-maroon">Download WellTrack</span></a></p>