The Office of Student Counseling
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Online Mental Health Screening
Have you experienced symptoms of depression, but don't know if it warrants speaking to a counselor about? Not sure if your diet is starting to control you? Ever wonder just how much alcohol is too much? You can now be screened online for mental health issues such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and alcohol/drug problems.
This screening is free to NGCSU students and is strictly confidential. You will not be asked for any identifying information. Simply click on the link below to begin the screening. When you are done, you will be given results and recommendations of what to do from there. If you experience problems with the screening or want to discuss your results, contact Student Counseling to set up a convenient time.
U Lifeline is an online resource that provides enormous mental health resources for college students. You can find information about mental health diagnoses, take screenings, ask questions, or simply find facts about mental health issues affectingstudents. Simply click on the link below and you will be asked to identify your state and school name. If you have problems logging on, please contact Counseling and Student Development.
The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman. Are you and your partner speaking the same language? While love is a many splendor thing, it is sometimes a very confusing thing. This is a must read for newly married couples.
Getting Past Your Breakup: How to turn a devastating loss into the best thing that ever happened to you by Susan J. Elliott, J.D, Med. It’s over—and it really hurts. But as unbelievable as it may seem when you are in the throes of heartache, you can move past your breakup.
Life Without Ed by Jenni Schaefer. A unique approach to treating eating disorders for eight million women in the United States suffer from anorexia nervosa and/or bulimia (and men too.) The road to recovery is a rocky one. Many succumb to their eating disorders. Life Without Ed offers hope to all those who suffer from this disorder.
90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper- A true story of death and life. This is a good book for those reflecting on existentialism and life’s purpose.
Change Your Brain-Change your body by Dr. Daniel Amen, M.D. How to use good self- care to improve your brain’s potential. This book includes the latest medical findings from Dr. Amen’s two decades of clinical practice and brain research.
The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns, M.D. Dr. Burns reveals powerful cognitive therapy techniques and provides step-by-step exercises that help you cope with a full range of everyday problems, some of which include freedom from fears, phobias, panic attacks and overcoming self-defeating attitudes.
The Dance of Fear by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. This book is about rising above anxiety, fear, and shame to be your best and bravest self.
Who Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spensor Johnson M.D. This short book is an amusing and enlightening story of four characters that live in a maze and look for cheese to nourish them and make them happy. This book is a must read for those who struggle with change!
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne, Ph.D. This workbook offers real progress in overcoming problems with anxiety and phobic disorders.
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