Counseling Center Resources


Suicide Prevention:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.

WV Prevent Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis.
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

S.A.F.E. Alternatives (cutting/self injury)

Crisis Text Line
Text START to 741741

 

Mental Health:

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

HelpGuide.org
Helpguide.org is a site that provides information and resources related to emotional and mental health and wellness.

ULifeline

NAMI

www.mentalhealth.gov

www.anxiety.org

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

 

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence:

SAHC Hotline 1-800-884-7242

National Sexual Assault Hotline 1-800-656-HOPE

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Love is Respect
A resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse.

 

Substance Abuse and Addiction:

24 hr WV Substance Abuse Call Line 1-844-435-7498

College Drinking: Changing the Culture

Addiction Center

Alcoholics Anonymous

Half of Us

Narcotics Anonymous

Guide to Understanding Substance Abuse and Addiction Among College Students
This guide aims to provide students with a firm foundation to reach out for the help they need, including plenty of facts about what really constitutes abuse or addiction, how they can find the proper resources to get back on a healthy track, and expert advice on what to do if addiction becomes a looming prospect.

DrugRehab.com
Drugrehab.com/addiction is a guide that has good information on all types of substance addictions as well as a page on mental health issues. The counseling center could use this as a preventative tool to promote healthy living and share the consequences of abusing drugs and alcohol. This guide also has a section for teens and parents of teens ( drugrehab.com/teens).

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Government's National Mental Health Information Center, providing information about mental health via a toll-free telephone number (800-789-2647), this website, and more than 600 publications.

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
(800) 662-HELP (4357)

addictionresource.com 

 

LGBTQ:

Trevor Lifeline 1-855-488-7386

Pandora's Project

 

Eating and Body Image Concerns:

Overeaters Anonymous
Fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.

National Eating Disorders Association
Dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders.

 

Other Resources:

BACCHUS
An organization with nearly 1,000 campus-based affiliates that actively promote student, campus and community-wide leadership on healthy and safe lifestyle decisions through peer-to-peer education.

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center
The Social Security and Disability Resource Center website provides information on the federal government's two disability benefit programs, title II social security disability benefits and title 16 SSI disability benefits. Covered topics include disability applications, denials on claims, the filing of appeals, and how the disability claim evaluation process works.

Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
The TSA has regional chapters and support groups in most areas of the USA. These local groups provide help and support that allow families to exchange ideas and feelings about their common problems. Please contact TSA to obtain information about the chapter in your area.

West Virginia Bureau of Public Health
Jay Adams, M. A.
HIV Care Coordinator
WV Ryan White Part B Programs
P.O. Box 6360
Wheeling, WV 26003-0805
Phone : 304 232 6822
Fax: 740 695 3252
Email: jayadams3@sbcglobal.net