Self-Help

Depression, Suicide and Grief

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Coping With Overwhelming Feelings

This online module is designed to teach you skills and help you create an individualized coping plan for the next time you become overwhelmed.


Depression Handout

Provides an overview of depression, as well as symptoms and ways to begin coping with depression.  It also touches on how to help a friend who may be depressed.


Information On Depression

From All About Depression.com - This link provides more in depth information about Depression and other Mood Disorders.


Information About Therapy For Depression

From Healthy Place – This link provides a description of what therapy can look like or do.  In addition to this it includes more extensive information on Depression/Mood Disorders and other mental health issues.


Halfofus.Com Depression Page

Half of Us is an initiative of mtvU and The Jed Foundation to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues on campus and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.  This link provides resources and stories of people who have struggled with Depression and other mental health problems.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK(8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers.


Suicidal Behavior

From the Jed Foundation: The Jed Foundation is a non-profit organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college and university students.


Coping With Grief

Information on the stages of grief and tips on ways to cope with grief and/or loss.


Responding To A Friend In Grief

Ways to help a friend who is grieving or dealing with a loss.

Virginia Commonwealth University
Division of Student Affairs
907 Floyd Ave, Suite 238
Richmond, VA 23284
Phone: (804) 828-6200
Email: uccounseling@vcu.edu

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