Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and
to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
HelpGuide.org is a site that covers addiction, but overall talks about the mental health issues related to addiction, such as depression and anxiety.
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).