Resources

Ulifeline

Ulifeline is an online resource for college mental health.  It includes a self-evaluator in order to assess whether or not you could benefit from seeking counseling.  It also provides a wealth of information about a variety of mental health issues that pertain specifically to college students. http://www.ulifeline.org/heidelberg/

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. The mission of NAMI is to improve the quality of life and ensure dignity and respect for persons with serious mental illness, and offer support to their families and close friends.  http://www.namissw.org/

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.  RAINN also carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice. Among its programs, RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE. This nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape treatment hotlines provides victims of sexual violence with free, confidential services around the clock. http://www.rainn.org/

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation

Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation aims to provide suicide prevention organizations information and resources, raise awareness, eliminate stigma, and increase help-seeking behavior for all Ohioans.  Their mission is promote suicide prevention as a public health issue and advance evidence-based awareness, intervention and methodology strategies which will support all Ohio-based suicide prevention efforts. http://www.ohiospf.org/index.php

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.  http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has a mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. SAMHSA's core competencies include releasing and managing block grants and special programmatic funding and providing states, providers, communities and the public with the best and most up-to-date information about behavioral health issues and prevention/treatment approaches. Increasingly, they are expanding those competencies to focus collectively on using SAMHSA's resources and influence to effect real and measurable differences in the lives of people and communities throughout America.  http://www.samhsa.gov/

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a long-standing self-help organization for people who want to stop drinking or using other drugs. AA uses a 12-step program based on a spiritual connection to a higher power (such as God) to help people overcome their addictions. Although the program's success has not been validated by scientific study, it has helped many people. http://www.aa.org/  For information about dates and times of local meetings please go to: http://www.ncoa-aa.org/meetings.htm#7 days a week