Online Resources

Dominican's Student Health 101 E-Magazine

Check out Dominican's Student Health 101 every month for tips on how to stay well balanced and make the most of your Dominican experience!
 

A Campus Free of Sexual Assault

Please watch and share this video from www.OneStudent.Org: http://youtu.be/FgIZoLW7gcc


Know your rights to be free from sexual assault, harassment and sex-based discrimination

Know your IX is a campaign that aims to educate all college students in the U.S. about their rights under Title IX. Armed with information, sexual violence survivors will be able to advocate for themselves during their schools’ grievance proceedings and, if Title IX guarantees are not respected, file a complaint against their colleges with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
 

The Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College Students

The Big White Wall

Mental health issues crop up often for students in college. It's not surprising given the multiple stressors of academic pressure, work life, personal life, adult development and finances!


Depression

Awareness and Help - Depression and Mental Illness on Campus:
http://www.halfofus.com  

Monitoring your mood by text message (free tool):
https://www.mood247.com


Anxiety

Resources from the Anxiety Disorders Association of America:
http://www.adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/ask-and-learn/brochures

Quick Anxiety Quiz:
http://psychcentral.com/quizzes/anxiety.htm


Suicide

Preventing suicide and reducing emotional distress:
https://www.jedfoundation.org

 

Stress

ULifeline - university students mental health and wellness resources:
http://www.ulifeline.org/

How vulnerable are you to stress?
http://www.mckinley.illinois.edu/Handouts/how_vulnerable_to_stress.html
 


Alcohol and Substance Abuse Screening and Treatment

The Wellness Center will help you evaluate your use of alcohol and other substances to determine if you need further treatment. We work with many community partners in caring for students who need Inpatient detox, Intensive Outpatient intervention, combination and other recovery and mental health services. These partners include but are not limited to:

Thrive Counseling Center
Free screening for alcohol and drug abuse on Thursdays through Rosecrance (708) 383-7500.

Rosecrance
Multi-site services focused on recovery. 40 locations in Chicago and Northern Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa, Rosecrance offers comprehensive addiction services for adolescents and adults, including prevention, intervention, detoxification, inpatient and outpatient treatment, experiential therapies, dual-diagnosis care and family education. Rosecrance also offers high-quality, efficient and effective outpatient mental health services for children, adults and families through a variety of programs.

Alexian Brothers Dual Diagnosis Unit
Alexian Brothers is another partner that focuses on the addiction continuum from prevention education and screening through recovery. They are specialists in dual diagnosis and process addictions (gambling, etc) They offer free evaluations.

Young people’s 12 step AA/Alanon/Alateen
These groups meet on campus and off campus.

Rethinking Drinking - Alcohol and Your Health:
http://rethinkingdrinking.niaaa.nih.gov/

How Much is Too Much?
http://www.alcoholscreening.org/Home.aspx

Local AA meetings (use advanced search to find young adults' meetings and other options):
http://www.chicagoaa.org/find-a-meeting



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