Chattahoochee Technical College students celebrated graduation from the state’s largest technical college during commencement ceremonies held Thursday, Dec. 16, at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. With more than
Substance Abuse Help
Sometimes, a college lifestyle includes the use of drugs and alcohol. Stay informed about drugs and alcohol and learn to recognize when they put you at risk.
StartYourRecovery is a tool that helps you take steps toward a more healthy relationship with drugs and alcohol, even if you do not consider this a problem behavior. Read about experiences of people like you, learn how to make responsible choices, and locate support if drugs or alcohol become a problem in your life on the College Students Page.
Students are under a great deal of pressure during their college years. This resource helps you identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues and provides information about where and when to seek help. This information is not a substitute for treatment, but it will help you find resources – including the consideration of counseling — that may contribute to a successful and more fulfilling college experience.
College students juggle numerous responsibilities that often result in stress. While stress is common, college students balancing numerous responsibilities can feel overwhelmed. Too much stress can cause a mental disorder. While many college students battle mental illness, few seek help. These resources are available to help students who are experiencing mental health issues such as too much stress, substance abuse, and eating disorders.
Click here for additional comprehensive resources for college student mental health.
National Mental Health Organizations:
There are also many recognized national organizations that sponsor or host mental health support groups. These support groups offer those who struggle with their mental health an opportunity to be heard in a community setting. Below is a list of some of the most respected mental health organizations in the United States:
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America
- American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
- National Eating Disorder Association
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- Mental Health America
- Network of Care
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Attention Deficit Disorder Association
- Emotions Anonymous
- Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
- Narcotics Anonymous
- Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
- Self Mutilators Anonymous
- Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
- TARA National Association for Personality Disorder