If You Are in Immediate Danger – Call 911

Below is a collection of self-help resources to help you navigate the different struggles that you may face in your college years. These resources have a lot of good information about mental health but cannot replace the help you could receive from a professional. If you think you will benefit from professional help visit the counseling page or call. You can also set up an appointment here.


A list of websites about mental health, depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder, addiction, self-love, LGBTQ+ support, People of Color support and more.


A list of apps that support your mental well-being.

Videos and Podcasts

Video resources and podcasts about mental health and well-being.

Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco Resources

A collection of resources to help people learn about and overcome drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse.


A collection of self-assessment tools regarding mental health, alcohol use and gambling to help you decide if you need help.

Community Services Directory

Phone directory for on-campus and community health and counseling services as well as crisis hotlines.

24/7 Mental Health Help

If the mental health crisis you are experiencing is not dangerous, but you wish to access health care immediately.

BSU Comprehensive Resource Guide for Students

All inclusive resources for the Bemidji area, including financial, housing and food.

Tips for Managing Distress

  • Acknowledge reactions
  • Avoid too much exposure to news
  • Take care of your body
  • Take breaks
  • Connect with others
  • Seek accurate information
  • Follow protection and prevention tips provided by qualified medical professionals,
    including Student Health Services.
  • Seek out and utilize campus resources

*BSU is not responsible for content on websites listed