A Michigan college mental health resource guide

It's crazy, right? All of a sudden you're thrown into a high-pressure environment, often without many of the friends and family that help you cope. Don't panic: There are plenty of resources available to assist you with a variety of problems. Here are a few of them.

Oakland University

Active Minds | Nonprofit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students, on the peer level; activeminds.org.

GRASP | Grizzlies Response: Awareness and Suicide Prevention; oakland.edu/grasp/about.

iPause | Be less stressful. Be more mindful; oakland.edu/ghc/ipause.

To Write Love on Her Arms | Nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide; orgsync.com/64216/chapter; facebook.com/TWLOHA.OU.

International Students and Scholars (ISSO) | Advocates on behalf of international students; oakland.edu/isso.

Haven | Provides shelter, counseling, advocacy, and educational programming for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; haven-oakland.org; 248-334-1274 or 877-922-1274.

University of Michigan

CAPS | Counseling and Psychological Services; umich.edu/~caps. **

International Center | Services to assist international students, as well as those working or studying abroad; internationalcenter.umich.edu.

Active Minds | activeminds.org.

Finding Voice | Organization of U of M students dedicated to improving the campus environment for students with psychological disorders; sitemaker.umich.edu/findingvoice/home.

SHARE | Student Health Advocates & Resource Exchange | dedicated to educating community about mental health concerns and resources on campus; sitemaker.umich.edu/shareinfo/home.

PULSE | Peer Utilizing Leadership Skills for Education | promotes health in residential communities; uhs.umich.edu/pulse.

MiTALK | Online screenings for depression and anxiety, recorded lectures and stress management; mitalk.umich.edu.

Campus Mind Works | Created to support students who have been diagnosed with an ongoing mental health disorder; campusmindworks.org.

To Write Love on Her Arms | maizepages.umich.edu/organization/twloha.

SAPAC | Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center. Crisis line - 734-936-3333; sapac.umich.edu.

Michigan State University

Active Minds | activeminds.org.

F.A.C.E.S. | Freshman Accessing Community and Embracing Survival; seeks to support and promote student mental health and wellness; counseling.msu.edu/feature/faces-suicide-prevention.

Advocated for Mental Health | Student organization aiming to break the stigma on mental health and promote healthy lifestyles campuswide; maizepages.umich.edu/organization/amh.

Born Blue | Born This Way Foundation; Founded by Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga) and her mother Cynthia, designed to foster a positive and brave environment for individuals struggling with social battles and maintaining mental well-being; maizepages.umich.edu/organization/UmichBornBlue.

Expect Respect Student Steering Committee | Hands-on, nonhierarchical student group within the larger Expect Respect campaign whose goal is to foster a safe and inclusive environment for U-M students, faculty and staff; maizepages.umich.edu/organization/expectrespectstudents.

Counseling Center Sexual Assault Program | 24-hour crisis line, 517-372-6666; endrape.msu.edu.

Wayne State University

Active Minds | activeminds.org.

Several International Student Groups | List can be found at doso.wayne.edu/list-of-student-organizations.html.

Speak Out Against Sexual Assault | 24-hour crisis line 313-577-5555.

For all

NEDA | National Eating Disorder Association; nationaleatingdisorders.org; 1-800-931-2237.

** Most universities have CAPS — Counseling and Psychological Services.

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