Self Help

If you are in immediate danger – CALL 911

If you (or someone you know) is in immediate danger or experiencing a mental health crisis, call 911. Dangerous crisis situations include suicidal behaviors or threats, homicidal behavior or threats, irrational dangerous behavior, or excessive consumption of alcohol or drugs. If you are not sure whether the situation represents immediate danger, err on the side of caution and place the call.

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 (218) 755-2053. You can also set up an appointment here.

Websites

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

Apps 

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.

Self Assessments

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

24/7 Mental Health Help

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


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