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Mental Health Resources

Graduate school involves a wide array of stressors spanning from high-work demands to family conflicts. Anxiety, depression and other mental illnesses are common among graduate students. Therefore, the GSC has compiled a list of mental health resources on campus and online to help support graduate students.

On Campus:

Mental Health Mondays - This is a mental health initiative to increase mindfulness and wellness events that will be held on the first Monday of every month.  In addition to events, there will be a mental health newsletter published every month filled with wellness tips, bad jokes, and monthly events. So please check them out below!

Student Wellness Center – The Wellness Center strives to help students reach their fullest potential by maximizing health promoting behaviors and minimizing harmful behaviors. They have a wide variety of programs including yoga, emotional intelligence programs, therapy dog program and stress-less workshops. Check out their programs at their website.

Dick’s House Counseling Center – If you’re feeling down, or need to talk to someone, the counselors at Dick’s House are there to help! They have a wide area of experience and expertise. They are also a confidential campus resource.

They are located at 7 Rope Ferry, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755. To make an appointment: 603-646-9442

Tucker Center – Tucker Center is another center for student support on campus. You can seek confidential counseling with a Tucker Center Chaplain or with one of the center’s advisors.

They are located at 6154 South Fairbanks Hall, Hanover, NH 03755. You can walk-in or make an appointment: 603-646-3780

WISE – WISE is an Upper Valley organization whose mission is to end gender-based violence through survivor-centered advocacy, prevention, and education.  WISE has an office on campus where students, faculty and staff can meet in person with a WISE Advocate.

They are located at 37 Dewey Road, room 452, Hanover, NH 03755. You can visit the Campus Advocate on Mondays 8 am – 4 pm or make an appointment: 866-348-WISE

 

Online:

Anxiety and Depression Association of America – The ADAA helps to educate people about anxiety, depression and related disorders. They have a database where you can be connected to support groups. Link

MentalHealth.gov – This website is a great resource to learn about the types of mental health conditions, how to get help, and has tools to develop a strong support system. Link

National Institute of Mental Health -  The NIMH is the leading federal agency on mental disorders. In addition to resources about different types of mental conditions, the NIMH has information about outreach, research priorities and joining a study. Link

 

Hotline:

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

The suicide prevention hotline is there for your 24/7 to offer a compassionate ear, no matter what you’re doing with. Their skilled staffers will listen to your story without fear of being judged and if you’d like referrals to mental health care services after your call, they can set you up.

GLBT National Help Line: 1-888-843-4564

Need to talk to someone when it comes to navigating same-sex relationships or want to connect with peers and allies of the LGBTQ community? This hotline will hear your concerns and connect you to a wide array of LGBTQ resources and organizations near you

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7223

Trained domestic violence advocates are available to help those in dangerous situations, they can help you implement a safety plan and seek refuge.