Mental Health Topics

Top Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students

This guide helps to identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students and where and when to seek help.

Suicide Prevention

The following links provide information on prevention, research, FAQs, survivor information and what to do if someone you know is thinking about suicide:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

NIMH · Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention | SAMHSA

Coping with Suicide Loss (Find an in-person Support Group)

Substance Use and Abuse

Alcohol Poisoning- Drinking too much too fast can kill you.

Am I Alcoholic? Take this quiz to determine if you or someone you know needs to find out more about alcoholism.

Am I Drug Addicted? This simple 20-question self-test may help you to identify if your drug use is a problem or if a friend or family member may have a problem.

For a list of substance abuse treatment centers in the Denver Metro Area, email or call the RRCC Behavioral Health Counselor or call the JCMH Navigation Department at 303-432-5130.

Depression

What is depression? What are the signs and symptoms of depression?

Do you think you might have depression?  Take this screening to find out if you should seek professional help for your symptoms of depression: Depression Screening

Anxiety

What is anxiety? What are the signs and symptoms, diagnoses and treatments?

Do you think you might have anxiety? Take this screening to find out if you should seek professional help for your symptoms of anxiety: Anxiety Screening

Good Self Care

  • Exercise regularly, establish a sleep routine and get 6-8 hrs/night, eat healthy foods
  • Practice Deep Breathing, Relaxation Exercises, Mindful Meditation
  • Get Outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine

Tips:

Talk it over: With a friend or counselor

Change attitude: Reframe stress as a challenge

Get organized: Use calendars or “to do lists”

Decide when to say “yes” and “no”: Change “shoulds” to “coulds”

Know your limits: Be realistic – set small goals; Reward yourself in healthy ways

Positive self-talk: Be kind to yourself

Visualize: Imagine being successful at whatever you are worried about

Relaxation, Meditation, and Mindfulness Exercises

Deep Breathing

Relaxation and Meditation

Mindfulness

Mental Health Topics

Top Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students

This guide helps to identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students and where and when to seek help.

Suicide Prevention

The following links provide information on prevention, research, FAQs, survivor information and what to do if someone you know is thinking about suicide:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

NIMH · Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention | SAMHSA

Coping with Suicide Loss (Find an in-person Support Group)

Substance Use and Abuse

Alcohol Poisoning- Drinking too much too fast can kill you.

Am I Alcoholic? Take this quiz to determine if you or someone you know needs to find out more about alcoholism.

Am I Drug Addicted? This simple 20-question self-test may help you to identify if your drug use is a problem or if a friend or family member may have a problem.

For a list of substance abuse treatment centers in the Denver Metro Area, email or call the RRCC Behavioral Health Counselor or call the JCMH Navigation Department at 303-432-5130.

Depression

What is depression? What are the signs and symptoms of depression?

Do you think you might have depression?  Take this screening to find out if you should seek professional help for your symptoms of depression: Depression Screening

Anxiety

What is anxiety? What are the signs and symptoms, diagnoses and treatments?

Do you think you might have anxiety? Take this screening to find out if you should seek professional help for your symptoms of anxiety: Anxiety Screening

Good Self Care

  • Exercise regularly, establish a sleep routine and get 6-8 hrs/night, eat healthy foods
  • Practice Deep Breathing, Relaxation Exercises, Mindful Meditation
  • Get Outdoors in the fresh air and sunshine

Tips:

Talk it over: With a friend or counselor

Change attitude: Reframe stress as a challenge

Get organized: Use calendars or “to do lists”

Decide when to say “yes” and “no”: Change “shoulds” to “coulds”

Know your limits: Be realistic – set small goals; Reward yourself in healthy ways

Positive self-talk: Be kind to yourself

Visualize: Imagine being successful at whatever you are worried about

Relaxation, Meditation, and Mindfulness Exercises

Deep Breathing

Relaxation and Meditation

Mindfulness