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Phone: 1-304-243-2081
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WJU Counseling Center Resources

American Association of Suicidology
The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is an education and resource organization working to understand and prevent suicide.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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).

American Counseling Association

2005 ACA Code of Ethics (PDF)
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

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