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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;

GRASP | Grizzlies Response: Awareness and Suicide Prevention;

iPause | Be less stressful. Be more mindful;

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;;

International Students and Scholars (ISSO) | Advocates on behalf of international students;

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

University of Michigan

CAPS | Counseling and Psychological Services; **

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

Active Minds |

Finding Voice | Organization of U of M students dedicated to improving the campus environment for students with psychological disorders;

SHARE | Student Health Advocates & Resource Exchange | dedicated to educating community about mental health concerns and resources on campus;

PULSE | Peer Utilizing Leadership Skills for Education | promotes health in residential communities;

MiTALK | Online screenings for depression and anxiety, recorded lectures and stress management;

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

To Write Love on Her Arms |

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

Michigan State University

Active Minds |

F.A.C.E.S. | Freshman Accessing Community and Embracing Survival; seeks to support and promote student mental health and wellness;

Advocated for Mental Health | Student organization aiming to break the stigma on mental health and promote healthy lifestyles campuswide;

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;

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;

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

Wayne State University

Active Minds |

Several International Student Groups | List can be found at

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

For all

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

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

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