**Hotlines can be a really great resource if you are feeling unsure and nervous about getting support. They are confidential and you can do it right from your phone
OF COURSE, in person resources are always a great option. Most every college has a counseling office that you can call and go to for free.
Worried about a friend? Check out seizetheawkward.org
National suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
Trevor life line (for LGBTQ youth) 1-866-4UT-REVOR (1-866-488-7386)
Treatment referral hotline 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-5357)
Substance Abuse Helpline (844)-897-8927
Alcohol and Drug Helpline (800) 821-4357
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
National Sexual Assault hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)
National Teen dating abuse helpline: 1-866-331-9474
National Domestic Violence hotline: 1-800-799-7233
thehotline.org (24/7 online chat support for domestic violence)
Crisis Text Line:
ULIFELINE Text START or SEIZE to 741741 and a real person will get in touch with you.
Depression and Anxiety
anxietyspace.com (has a ton of threads and you can search almost any questions)
Eating Issues/Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association Helpline 1-800-931-2237
nationaleatingdisorders.org (website that goes with above hotline)
betterhelp.com (A great, general website with resources and support)
http://add.org/college-students/(a really good list of books and resources for kids who struggle with ADD or ADHD in college
Heard of Hannah Witton?? (Youtuber who talks about all things sex!)
griefresourcenetwork (a huge resource for hotlines)
Local Resources for your area.
Here, at Bridge Box, we are working to create a resource page for mental health and other supportive resources in specific regions of the country. We are starting in our home city of Asheville, NC. and adding other regions,
Delivered to your student the week before exams, this package is full of brain healthy and fun snacks to fuel your student through the cramming. The Exam Survival Box also has tool and tips to guide and support your student through this stressful time.
In April’s Box we talk about Focus and Motivation. We have included tools and tips to help students learn good time management and stay on task (which is really hard during this time). We also provide study tips for telelearning and studying at home.
Snacks: Scooby Snacks, Thinsters, Combos, Fuitmojis, Nature Valley Snack Mix, Planters, 2 Nutella, Kind Bars, Handy Snacks, Veggie Chips, Beef Stick, 2 snapped Cheez-It Snacks, 2 Propel, 1 Starbucks
Self Care Tools: Brain Teaser Focus Ball
From Home: Poncho, Disinfectant wipes
Delivered to your student on their birthday, it’s like opening their very own party in a box! It contains the awesomeness of the month’s standard care package PLUS customized birthday gifts and twice the snacks.
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