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Services @ Loyalist : Counselling, Mind & Wellness
Counselling, Mind and Wellness Services @ Loyalist
Loyalist offers a wide range of counselling services to students at no cost. You can explore any issues or concern you may have in complete confidence. There are many issues students bring to counselling, but the list can include matters such as anxiety, anger, depression, feeling out of control, eating disorders, homesickness, bullying and harassment, overwhelming stress, an inability to put limits on substance use or other addictions, sexual or other assault, abuse and mental illness. To learn more, click on the link above, or drop in to the Hub, located on the third flood above the Student Access Lab (SAL).
Loyalist College Student Health Centre
"Loyalist’s Student Health Centre is staffed by a full-time registered nurse, support specialist and part-time attending physician. It provides comprehensive, high-quality and responsive health care services" -- website
Books & eBooks : Student Success : Mental Health & Self-Care
The Anxiety Workbook for Teens by This professional edition includes both the Instant Help book and a companion CD that offers the complete book and printable worksheets for your clients. Anxiety isn't only for adults. An estimated 25 percent of teens suffer from mild to serious anxiety, and many of them get little or no help. The good news is that anxiety is a highly treatable condition and by learning coping skills teens build a defense against anxiety that can last into adulthood. The Anxiety Workbook for Teens offers a collection of the most effective techniques for preventing anxiety and defusing it when it hits. It shows teens how to change anxiety-producing thoughts, perform breathing and bodywork exercises, and develop problem-solving skills that can short-circuit anxiety. This book is a must-have for any teen troubled by persistent anxiety or any professional who works with them.
Call Number: BF724.3 .A57 S33 2008, Also available as an eBook
Publication Date: 2008
Depression by Guiding clinicians toward the most effective treatment regimens, this reference offers detailed coverage of the symptomatology, diagnosis, epidemiology, and etiology of depression. A must-have tool for anyone prescribing psychotropics or performing psychotherapy, this source expertly reviews research and clinical data regarding acute and long-term outcomes, combination therapies, neuroimaging, genetics, and pharmacologic and psychotherapeutic measures to stand as the most complete layout of practices in the management of depression.
Call Number: RC537 .D457 2006
Publication Date: 2006
I Want to Change My Life by The book contains a five-point plan for overcoming anxiety, depression, and addiction. Learn the symptoms, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies that will change your life. Learn new coping skills such as cognitive therapy, stress management, and mindfulness along with step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The book includes numerous exercises and a one-month program to help you get started. Dr. Melemis is a leading authority in addiction and mood disorders who has helped thousands of people improve their lives. For more information refer to IWantToChangeMyLife.org.
Call Number: BF637 .S4 M46 2010
Publication Date: 2010
Social Anxiety by Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is characterized by marked anxiety about social or performance situations in which there is a fear of embarrassing oneself under scrutiny by others. It is a common disorder with early onset, significant comorbidity and functional impairment. SAD is a disorder with cognitive dysfunction in which a socially anxious individual's biased perspective-taking and expected failure to meet expectations in a situation result in the characteristic symptoms of the disorder. This book presents topical research in the study of social anxiety including assimilation and social anxiety in undocumented Mexican immigrant families; social physique anxiety; SAD in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders; social anxiety and alcohol consumption; social anxiety and cardiovascular reactivity; and social anxiety in college students.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2010
After-Hours & Community Services, & Emergency Support
Looking for after-hours services or community referrals? The following services are available 24 hours a day to individuals who need help or who may be in crisis. All services are free and confidential.
If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please go to the nearest emergency room or call 911.
Crisis Intervention Centre, Quinte Health Care : Belleville General Hospital 1-888-757-7766
The Crisis Intervention Centre is a community mental health program located at Belleville General Hospital. The team of social workers and psychiatric nurses are ready to respond to crisis calls and offer emergency mental health intervention in the form of assessments, referrals, short-term crisis resolution or simply information. There is no cost for services. For more information, please contact the Crisis Intervention Centre at (613) 969-7400, Ext. 2753 or 969-5511, Ext. 2753. You can also call toll free at 1-888-757-7766. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Telephone response by a crisis worker is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line: 1-855-242-3310
"The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada." -- website
Chat services are also available on the website.
Good2Talk Line 1-866-925-5454
Good2Talk is a free, completely confidential and anonymous help line for colleges and universities in Ontario. It is available 24/7 in English and French. Students can talk to a professional counselor to receive immediate telephone counseling support and referral for face-to-face support in their school or local community.
Kids Help Phone (24 Hours) - 1-800-668-6868
Canada's only 24/7, national support service. We offer professional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based. Kids Help Phone has expanded its mandate to include former youth in care of any age.
Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line - 1-800-268-9688
Anonymous Support is available from the Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line. Sunday - Friday 4pm - 9:30pm. Call 1-800-268-9688 in complete confidence or visit their website www.youthline.ca
NAN Hope:1-844-NAN-HOPE, text 1-844-626-4673
"The Nishnawbe Aski Mental Health Wellness Support Access Program (NAN Hope) provides community-driven, culturally appropriate and timely mental health and addictions support to members of the 49 First Nations communities in the Nishnawbe Aski Nation Territory." -- website
Open Line, Open Mind 1-613-310-6736 (310-OPEN)
Open Line, Open Mind offers information, support and referral to mental health and addiction services in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties. Services are free, private and confidential for adults aged 16+ and are available 24/7.
Sexual Assault Centre for Quinte & District 1-613-967-6300
24-hour crisis support: 1-800-909-7007
Through counseling and support groups, Safe Place drop-in, and Paths of Courage Residential Healing Program, SACQD staff and volunteers reach out to sexual assault survivors and their families. Visit sacqd.com for more information.
Websites : Student Success : Mental Health & Self-Care
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