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="http://www.bc.edu/offices/acadvctr.html" adhocenable="false">Academic Advising Center</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/stserv/academic/resources/directory/deans_chairs.html" adhocenable="false">Academic Deans</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/careers" adhocenable="false">Career Center</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/libraries/help/tutoring.html" adhocenable="false">Connors Family Learning Center (CFLC)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/stserv/academic/resources/directory/deans_chairs.html" adhocenable="false">Department Directors</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/lrsa/" adhocenable="false">Student-Athlete Academic Services</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/ltl.html" adhocenable="false">Learning to Learn</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/gsc.html" adhocenable="false">Office of Graduate Student Life (OGSL)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/healthpro.html" adhocenable="false">Office of Health Promotion (OHP)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/dos/students.html" adhocenable="false">Office of Student Outreach and Support<br> </a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/libraries/help/tutoring/writing/owl.html" adhocenable="false">OWL (online writing lab)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/schools/cas/premed/" adhocenable="false">Pre-health program</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/careers/gradschool/law.html" adhocenable="false">Pre-law program</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/ahana/" adhocenable="false">Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/academics/advising.html" adhocenable="false">Your assigned individual academic advisor</a></p>
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Addiction Concerns
<h4>Are you experiencing trouble with alcohol/drug overuse or addiction?</h4> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/healthpro/alcohol-and-drug-education-program.html" adhocenable="false">Office of Health Promotion’s Alcohol and Drug Education Program (OHP ADE)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/reslife/lifeinhalls/programs/recovery.html" adhocenable="false">Recovery Housing through Office of Residential Life</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/counseling/" adhocenable="false">University Counseling Services (UCS)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/uhs/" adhocenable="false">University Health Services (UHS)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/bcpd/" adhocenable="false">Boston College Police Department (BCPD)</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/offices/mission-ministry/sites/campus-ministry.html">Campus Ministry</a></p>
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Anger Management
<p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TQsfntId3U" target="_blank" adhocenable="false">How can I better manage my anger?<i>&nbsp;(video)</i></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.binghamton.edu/counseling/resources-tools/anger-dealing.html" target="_blank" adhocenable="false">Dealing with Angry Thoughts and Feelings&nbsp;<i>(website)</i></a></p>
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Anxiety
<p><a href="https://cmhc.utexas.edu/mindbodylab.html" adhocenable="false">I'm stressed and overwhelmed!<i>&nbsp;(online guided program)</i></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMIU-Uo8cZU" adhocenable="false">How can I stop worrying so much?&nbsp;<i>(video)</i></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL4tO8xUfr4" adhocenable="false">Help! I'm having a Panic Attack&nbsp;<i>(video)</i></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.anxiety.org/" adhocenable="false">What is anxiety and how is it treated?<i>&nbsp;(website)</i></a></p> <p><a href="http://korumindfulness.org/guided-meditations/" adhocenable="false">I'd like to try guided meditations&nbsp;<i>(audio files)</i></a></p> <p><a href="http://mindfulartstudio.com/simple-drawing-techniques-for-anxiety/" adhocenable="false">Could drawing help?<i>&nbsp;(website)</i></a></p> <p><a href="http://www2.humboldt.edu/counseling/Self%20Help%20Apps.html" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<i>(website with list of apps)</i></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's capacity to cope with it.</p> <p>(Merriam Webster)</p>
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Depression
<p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_T9Jg0U2DA" adhocenable="false">Remember: on the other side of this pain is something good&nbsp;<em>(video)</em><br> </a></p> <p><a href="http://www.depressiontoolkit.org/takecare/default.asp" adhocenable="false">I need to take better care of myself&nbsp;<em>(online skills list)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.depressiontoolkit.org/download/Positive_self_talk_facts_UMDC.pdf" adhocenable="false">How can I interrupt my negative thinking?&nbsp;<em>(pdf)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.depressiontoolkit.org/download/Managing_stress_facts_UMDC.pdf" adhocenable="false">How can I better manage my stress?&nbsp;<em>(pdf)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/gratitude_journal#data-tab-how" adhocenable="false">Keep a Gratitude Journal&nbsp;<em>(website)</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.thecut.com/article/how-to-help-someone-with-depression.html?utm_campaign=10%20things%20newsletter&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_source=of%20a%20kind&amp;_ke=eyJrbF9lbWFpbCI6ICJlbWlseWthdGVzQGdtYWlsLmNvbSIsICJrbF9jb21wYW55X2lkIjogIkhVREo1dCJ9" adhocenable="false">How to help someone with depression<em>&nbsp;(article)</em><br> </a></p> <p><a href="http://www2.humboldt.edu/counseling/Self%20Help%20Apps.html" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<em>(website with list of apps)</em></a></p>
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Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance
<p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/counseling/groups/skills-based-groups.html" adhocenable="false">Resources for practicing DBT skills (<i>scroll down for podcasts and videos</i>)</a><br> </p> <p><a href="http://www.goodtherapy.org/blog/distress-tolerance-dialectical-behavior-therapy-0117134" adhocenable="false">I need help coping with my distress right now<i>&nbsp;(online skills list)</i><br> </a><br> <a href="http://www.fullcupthirstyspirit.com/includes/50-ways-to-take-a-break-printable.jpg" adhocenable="false">50 ways to take a break&nbsp;<i>(poster)</i><br> </a><br> <a href="http://myjourneywithdepression.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/coping-skills1.jpg?w=820" adhocenable="false">Pros and cons of different types of coping skills&nbsp;<i>(infographic)</i></a><br> <br> <a href="http://www.depressiontoolkit.org/download/Journaling_facts_UMDC.pdf" adhocenable="false">Sometimes journaling helps&nbsp;<i>(pdf)</i></a></p> <p><a href="http://www2.humboldt.edu/counseling/Self%20Help%20Apps.html" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<i>(website with list of apps)</i></a></p>
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Emotional Well-Being Practices
<p><a href="https://ggia.berkeley.edu/#filters=featured" adhocenable="false">Simple science based practices which build emotional well-being (<i>website</i>)</a></p>
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Financial Concerns
<h4>Are you worried about your financial situation or have concerns about basic needs (housing, food, transportation)?</h4> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/bcpd/services1/eagle-escort.html" adhocenable="false">Eagle Escort</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="https://www.bc.edu/bc-web/offices/student-services/financial-aid.html">Financial Aid Office</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/mission/montserrat.html" adhocenable="false">Montserrat</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/oiss/" adhocenable="false">Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/reslife.html" adhocenable="false">Office of Residential Life</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/offices/student-services.html">Office of Student Services</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/stserv/financial/studemploy.html" adhocenable="false">Student Employment</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/ahana.html" adhocenable="false">Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC)</a></p>
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Freshman Transition
<p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAUcoadqRlE" adhocenable="false">Lonely? You're not alone.&nbsp;<i>(video)</i></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.aane.org/topics/family-and-friends/college/" adhocenable="false">Any tips for a student with Asperger/Autism?&nbsp;<i>(website)</i></a></p>
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Grief Resources
<p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsYL4PC0hyk" adhocenable="false">How should I deal with the death of a loved one?<em>&nbsp;(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wendtcenter.org/wp-content/uploads/AnnotatedBibliography-AdultGriefandTrauma.pdf" adhocenable="false">Books on grief&nbsp;<em>(pdf)</em></a><br> </p> <p><u><a href="http://activelymovingforward.org/" adhocenable="false">A young adult and college grief support network&nbsp;<em>(website)</em></a></u></p> <p><a href="https://www.thedinnerparty.org/how-it-works" adhocenable="false">Join a monthly dinner party support group<em>&nbsp;(website)</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b1066184611a029fec8f7c4/t/5c8dd452e2c4837a23437375/1552798813862/TheDinnerParty_BeingThere.pdf" adhocenable="false">Being There: what (&amp; what not) to say and do in the aftermath of loss&nbsp;<em>(pdf)</em></a></p>
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Health Questions and Concerns
<h4>Do you have health questions/concerns that require medical services?</h4> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/rec/" adhocenable="false">Campus Recreation</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/dos/subsidiary_offices/disabilityservices.html" adhocenable="false">Disability Services Office</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bostoncollegeems.com/" adhocenable="false">Eagle EMS</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/healthpro/nutrition-counseling.html" adhocenable="false">Nutritionist</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/healthpro/" adhocenable="false">Office of Health Promotion (OHP)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/wc/SANet.html" adhocenable="false">Sexual Assault Network (SANet)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/uhs/" adhocenable="false">University Health Services (UHS)</a></p>
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International Students
<p><a href="https://www.cmhc.utexas.edu/cultureadjustment.html" adhocenable="false">Cultural Adjustment</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/international-students-guide-studying-in-usa/" adhocenable="false">International Students' Guide to Studying in the U.S.</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/content/dam/files/offices/counseling/pdf/Tips%20for%20International%20Students%20-%20Resources%20for%20Your%20Well-Being.pdf" adhocenable="false">Tips for International Students: Resources for Your Well-being</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/oiss.html" adhocenable="false">Office of International Students and Scholars</a></p>
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LGBTQ Students
<p><a href="http://www.k-state.edu/counseling/topics/life/gay.html" adhocenable="false">Valuing a Gay or Lesbian Self-Identity</a></p> <p><u><a href="http://www.hrc.org/blog/five-tips-when-coming-out-as-transgender" adhocenable="false">Coming Out as Transgender</a></u></p>
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National Organizations
<p><b><u><a href="https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/help-yourself/">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="https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families" 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="https://www.apa.org/helpcenter/index" 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="http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml">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="https://addictionresource.com/"><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="https://www.learnpsychology.org/mental-health/" adhocenable="false">LearnPsychology.org</a></b></p> <p>Resource to help college students dealing with the physical and mental stress of higher education.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ulifeline.org/"><b>ULifeLine.org</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>
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Safety and Security Concerns
<h4>Have you experienced safety or security threats to your physical well-being on campus?</h4> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/bcpd/" adhocenable="false">Boston College Police Department (BCPD)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/bcpd/services1/eagle-escort.html" adhocenable="false">Eagle Escort</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/harassment.html" adhocenable="false">Harassment Counselor</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/hate-crime-conduct-proto.html" adhocenable="false">Office for Institutional Diversity (OID)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/emergency" adhocenable="false">Office of Emergency Management</a></p> <p><a adhocenable="false" href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/dos/students.html">Office of Student Outreach and Support</a><br> </p>
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Self-Compassion
<p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tyl6YXp1Y6M#t=98" adhocenable="false">How can I be less critical and mean to myself?&nbsp;<em>(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://self-compassion.org/category/exercises/" adhocenable="false">Self-compassion meditations&nbsp;<em>(audio)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/self_compassionate_letter#data-tab-how" adhocenable="false">Write a self-compassion letter<em>&nbsp;(website)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://www2.humboldt.edu/counseling/Self%20Help%20Apps.html" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<em>(website with list of apps)</em></a></p>
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Sleep
<p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWYnGuitCVU" adhocenable="false">I need help getting more sleep!<em>&nbsp;(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.mcgill.ca/counselling/files/counselling/guided_relaxation_to_sleep_0.mp3" adhocenable="false">Guided relaxation techniques for sleep&nbsp;<em>(audio)</em></a></p> <p><a href="http://www2.humboldt.edu/counseling/Self%20Help%20Apps.html" adhocenable="false">Is there an App that can help me?&nbsp;<em>(website with list of apps)</em></a></p>
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Students of Color
<p><a href="https://csumb.edu/pgcc/coping-racism-discrimination" adhocenable="false">Coping with Racism and Descrimination</a><br> </p> <p><a href="https://www.brown.edu/campus-life/support/counseling-and-psychological-services/index.php?q=coping-race-related-stress" adhocenable="false">Coping with Race-Related Stress</a></p> <p><a href="http://queer.ucsc.edu/resources/qpoc.html" adhocenable="false">National Resources for Queer People of Color</a></p>
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Unwanted Sexual Contact
<h4>Have you experienced unwanted sexual contact and want help or someone to talk to about it?</h4> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/bcpd/" adhocenable="false">Boston College Police Department (BCPD)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/content/bc-web/offices/mission-ministry/sites/campus-ministry.html" adhocenable="false">Campus Ministry</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/harassment.html" adhocenable="false">Harassment Counselor</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/dos/students.html" adhocenable="false">Office of Student Outreach and Support<br> </a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/wc/SANet.html" adhocenable="false">Sexual Assault Network (SANet)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/TitleIX.html" adhocenable="false">Title IX coordinator</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/counseling/" adhocenable="false">University Counseling Services (UCS)</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bc.edu/offices/uhs/" adhocenable="false">University Health Services (UHS)</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.bc.edu/offices/wc.html" adhocenable="false">Women’s Center (WC)</a></p>
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Vulnerability & Shame
<p><a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability" adhocenable="false">I’m scared of being vulnerable with other people&nbsp;<em>(video)</em></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbRFAq9XEV0" adhocenable="false">It's hard for me to take risks because I'm afraid to fail&nbsp;<em>(video)</em></a></p>
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WellTrack
<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>
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