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General Mental Health Information

American Psychological Association Help Center
National Institute of Mental Health
American Psychiatric Association


National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Male Survivor
National Children's Alliance

Alcohol and Drugs

SMART Recovery
Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Office of Health Education at Vassar
Tobacco Free Campus 


American Psychological Association - Anger


Anxiety and Depression Association of America
National Institute of Mental Health - Anxiety Disorders

Bipolar Disorder

National Institute of Mental Health - Bipolar Disorder
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Coping with School Shootings

SAMHSA's Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events Web site
A Practical Guide for Crisis Response in Our Schools


National Institute of Mental Health - Depression
Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance

Diversity & Social Justice 

Teaching Tolerance
Understanding Prejudice
National Coalition Building Institute
Human Rights Campaign
It Gets Better Project
ALANA Center at Vassar
LGBTQ Center at Vassar
Vassar College Student Growth and Engagement Office

Eating Disorders/Concerns

National Eating Disorders Association
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Institute of Mental Health - Eating Disorders

Emergencies, Trauma, and Disasters

How to Talk to Children about Bombings
Resources for Survivors and the Public - NATIONAL CENTER for PTSD
Managing traumatic stress: Tips for recovering from disasters and other traumatic events
PFAMobile app can assist responders who provide Psychological First Aid
The Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990
Resources for Effective Coverage | Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma

Medline Plus Guide to Coping with Disasters

Mental Health Awareness & Allyship

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Active Minds
Hearing Voices Network
Half of Us

Interpersonal Effectiveness


The Road to Resilience


Self-compassion – Main site

Self-compassion- Guided meditations and exercises


DBT Self-Help


National Sleep Foundation
The Better Sleep Council
Mayo Clinic Sleep Tips

Sleeping Well in the Digital Age

Suicide & Self-Harm

QPR Institute
The Trevor Project