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Online Resources - Depression, Anxiety & Mental Health

  Where to go for Help

Student Counseling Center
Jennifer Leavitt Student Center (JLSC) 223

Helpful Links

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America
    Non-profit organization provides information and support for patients and health professionals, with details of conditions, and lists of resources.

    HelpGuide offers a balanced, compassionate view of mental health.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    Nonprofit, grassroots mental health education, advocacy and support organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

  • Freshmen Guide to the College Transition
    Homesickness and loneliness are common emotions first-year college students face. Find resources, tools and advice for combating depression and promoting freshman year mental health.
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
    Scientific organization dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA)
    Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services.

  • ULifeline
    Online resources for college mental health.

  • Promoting Student Mental Health
    Designed specifically for students, this app provides users with problem-solving techniques to help them deal with stress. People with mental health conditions can use this app to track their moods and behavioral patterns, allowing them to identify triggers for stress, anxiety, and depression.

Free Mobile Apps

Happier App


This app offers "courses," or brief daily lessons in what makes you happier.  It is based on happiness research, incorporating factors such as increasing gratitude and strengthening social relationships.

Download: Apple iTunes


SAM: Self-help for Anxiety Management

SAM offers options for tracking anxiety, identifying anxiety triggers, teaching breathing and relaxation strategies, and developing an anxiety management toolkit.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

Therapy Buddy App

Therapy Buddy

Designed for those who are already in counseling, this app can enhance your treatment by allowing you to make a list of things to bring up in session, to write a "helpful takeaway" of each session, to keep track of any homework, etc.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

7 Cups App

7 Cups

This app offers several mindfulness and stress management techniques on demand. It also offers “listeners” that you can chat with at any time who can provide emotional support when you need it.

Download: Google Play | Apple iTunes

MindShift App


Specifically designed to provide young adults with tools for managing various types of anxiety, including test anxiety, perfectionism, social anxiety, performance anxiety, worry, panic, and conflict.

Download: Google Play Apple iTunes

t2Health Apps


Apps for mood, depression, anxiety, organization & productivity promoting overall "wellness". Apps such as Breathe2Relax, CBTi Coach for Insomnia, Life Armor, Moving Forward, Mood Tracker, Mindfulness Coach, PTSD Coach, Tactical Breather, and more.




Please note that all of the websites are provided for educational purposes, as they provide information on a variety of topics related to psychology, personal growth, and resources. Although the professional staff at Counseling Services believes that such information can be useful and helpful, please keep in mind the following:

  • We are not specifically endorsing any of the above websites or services;
  • Self-help materials such as apps or information on websites may not be effective in addressing more complex issues; and
  • In the case of a mental health emergency we recommend that you seek assistance immediately.

Please note that the above links connect to sites and websites are not under the control of USU Eastern Student Counseling.