Office Of Counseling Services

Helpful Resources

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ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.


National Institute of Mental Health – Anxiety Disorder information
Anxiety and Depression Association of America – Internet search engine for anxiety disorders
Mental Help Net – online information and resources pertaining to anxiety disorders – a website for those suffering from symptoms of stress, anxiety, panic or trauma

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
National Institute of Mental Health – information about ADHD
About ADHD

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder and Manic Depression – Extensive web links for manic depressive disorder.
National Institute of Mental Health – Information about Bipolar disorder
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance


Mental Help Net – Depression – Information about depression, diagnoses, and treatment.
Psychology Information – Depression – Information about depression, diagnoses, and treatment.
Depression Alliance – Information and web links about depression, diagnosis, and treatment.
SANE – fact sheet on depression

Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention – The National Domestic Violence Hotline – 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE) –  The National Dating Abuse Helpline – 866.331.9474 – The National Sexual Assault Hotline – 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE) – The National Center for Victims of Crime – 1-855-484-2846 (4-VICTIM)

Eating Disorders

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
Academy for Eating Disorders
Something Fishy – Award-winning web site on eating disorders.
Recovery Is Possible – A personal account of coping with an eating disorder. – Extensive information and links to other eating disorder web sites.
Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders – a nonprofit organization

General Sites for Counseling and Mental Health Issues

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s question-and-answer web site about a wide range of health and mental health-related issues. – Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation aim to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help. – helping people connect and find support.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

North Star Community Center is Winston-Salem’s LGBTQ Community Center. The Center offers many educational, social, and collaborative activities for the whole community in the Piedmont/Triad area.


Guilford Green Foundation seeks to courageously unite the community through meaningful participation and by fostering organizations that advance LGBTQ+ persons and issues.


The Adam Foundation promotes the identity, strength, and well-being of the local gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, and supports organizations serving persons living with HIV and AIDS.


Interfaith Winston Salem is an all-volunteer educational group that brings together members of many faith traditions – religious and non-religious – to gain a greater understanding of and respect for each other’s traditions.


Triad Health Project works to advance the well-being of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, many of whom are underserved and marginalized.


The Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists offers numerous resources including a directory of LGBT-friendly therapists.


The Center for American Progress is an independent nonpartisan policy institute that is dedicated to improving the lives of all Americans, through bold, progressive ideas, as well as strong leadership and concerted action. It offers a variety of resources.


The GLBT National Help Center provides multiple resources and access to a hotline.


GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) provides an annual report called the National School Climate Survey, which reports on the experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Youth in U.S. schools.


The Pride Institute is an unlocked, LGBT-exclusive facility that offers a residential treatment program, including psychiatric care for depression, anxiety and other needs.


It Gets Better is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe.


Center for Online Education offers resources for choosing an LGBTQ-friendly college, scholarships available specifically for the community, and national and community resources.


The Trevor Project is a multimedia support network for LGBTQ youth providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention.

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
Human Rights Campaign
National Gay Lesbian Task Force
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation – Travel Guide – Gay & Lesbian National Help Center – Lavender, publication – The Advocate, publication – Queer Resources Directory – National Organization for Lesbians of Size – Lesbian and Gay Immigration Rights Task Force – intersex web site – LGBT Persons with Disabilities


Prismatic Speech Services in Greensboro, NC – Kevin Dorman, Speech Pathologist -provides speech, language, and voice intervention for transgender clients and clients with voice disorders of all ages.  Phone:  336.609.6258.

Medications for Mental Health Issues

Psychology Information Online – Information about antidepressant medication
What to Know About Mental Health Medication
Health – Antidepressant Medications for Depression
National Institute for Mental Health: Medications
Support 4 Hope: Mental Health Medications
Holistic Drug Therapy – Antidepressants
All About Depression: Antidepressant Medications

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Mental Help Net – Information about obsessive-compulsive disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
National Institute of Mental Health – Information about obsessive-compulsive disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Screening – brief online OCD screening plus related information and web links

Self-Help Resources

University of Buffalo Self-Help Materials
Psychological Self-Help

Self Injury

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Self Injury
Self Injury – You’re Not The Only One



Substance Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration – National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
Smart Recovery – National self-help organization devoted to cognitive therapy-oriented recovery from substance abuse.
Narcotics Anonymous


Suicide / Suicide Prevention

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
JED Foundation
Mental Help Net – Suicide
National Institute of Mental Health – web page on suicide prevention – Practical advice for dealing with suicidal thoughts

Support Groups

Trauma, Sexual Assault, and Sexual Abuse

National Institute for Mental Health – Informational web page pertaining to post-traumatic stress disorder
RAINN (Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network)

Violence and Disaster-Related Stress



Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)