Resources and Helpful Tools

On Campus confidential resources:

Health and Counseling: 540-362-6444

Emily Painter, LPC, counselor, painterea@hollins.edu

Sondra Stephens, LPC, counselor, stephenssw@hollins.edu

Catina Martin, University Chaplain 540-362-6665 calljf@hollins.edu

CASA (Coalition Against Sexual Assault)  casa@hollins.edu

Crisis 24 hour National Hot Line:  1-800-273-8255

Sexual assault resources:
SARA (Roanoke area Sexual Assault Response and Awareness, Inc)-  540.345.7273  or www.sararoanoke.org

Substance Use and Mental Health: questions, resources and self assessment tools:

Hollins University Anxiety Toolbox

Substance Abuse Resources

https://www.samhsa.gov/

http://www.integration.samhsa.gov

https://www.centeronaddiction.org/

https://www.mentalhealth.gov/

https://www.nami.org/

Healthy lifestyle and self-care:

http://www.nutrition.gov is loaded with info on healthy eating, dietary guidelines, supplements and much more.

Self Help and Well-Being Resources

Student Health 101: SH101 is a FREE, online magazine sent to your Hollins email. It covers a variety of college health issues including stress, sleep, nutrition, alcohol, healthy sexual relationships, unhealthy sexual practices, colds, flu, and more.

Emotional support sites and tools:

JED Foundation: http://www.jedfoundation.org– the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, The Jed Foundation is protecting the mental health of students across the country.

Half of Us: http://www.halfofus.com– Half of all college students said they had been so stressed that they couldn’t get their work done or enjoy social activities during the last semester. But all of us have the power to take control of our emotional health in order to improve our moods and get the most out of life. See what tools and suggestions other college students have found helpful.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) information and self assessments: http://www.sada.org.uk

Anxiety Disorders: these and other sites offers helpful information on diagnosis, information, and resources for those experiencing anxiety, panic, obsessive thoughts or other anxiety related symptoms.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America: http://www.adaa.org
About Panic: http://panicdisorder.about.com

Stress related information and web sites:
http://www.stress.org

Meditation for Relaxation and self care :
http://www.mindfulness-solution.com/DownloadMeditations.html
http://www.self-compassion.org/guided-self-compassion-meditations-mp3.html
The Quiet Place: http://thequietplaceproject.com/thequietplace 
Take a few minutes to get away from everything and relax.

Guided Meditation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jyy0ra2WcQQ -Try to meditate for a while and take your mind off of what’s bothering you. Let your muscles and brain relax and you will better be able to handle things afterwards.

Additional Resources:

APISAA Therapist Directory – Asian Mental Health Collective https://www.asianmhc.org/apisaa#virginia

https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions

LGBTQIA+ Resources

Resources for People of Color

Roanoke Community Resources