Self-Help Directory

A Toolkit to Help you Manage Various Issues during your time at GVSU

When you build new skills and learn how to apply them, you’re stocking your mental health toolkit with helpful ways to take care of yourself through life’s ups and downs. No one’s born knowing how to figure it all out. The more we learn, the better we can care for ourselves. We’ve divided the following resources into categories, so you can choose how to get started. Watch a video, read about common personal concerns, find helpful phone apps, or save links and info to revisit later.

Need further assistance? Call us at (616) 331-3266 or stop in to our office

Thriving Campus is a database you can filter to find an off-campus mental health provider in West Michigan that best suits your specific needs. Take a look at our Referral Guide for steps to follow and sample scripts.

Culturally specific resources and tools to assist you in celebrating your unique identity and becoming an advocate.

Have concerns? Take an online Mental Health Screening to help you decide if symptoms you're experiencing require further assistance.

Self-guided online workshops to help you understand topics such as anxiety, depression, and stress.

Get self-help for personal concerns with resources and tools on a variety of topics, including grief, anxiety, body image, and anger.

Searching for tools to calm a hectic mind? Explore relaxation resources that offer mindfulness, meditation, and deep breathing tools to help you achieve results.

This list of self-help phone applications will allow you to take mindfulness, meditation, and other tools on the go. 

Page last modified April 17, 2024