Resources for Your Mental Health
For Students page has some great tips and helpful information.
Healing & Wellness During COVID-19, Racial and Sociopolitical Upheaval People are reeling from societal upheaval and the unpredictability of life during a pandemic. With the continuous stream of news and social media, the ambiguity related to Covid -19 and the traumatic impact of violence and racially motivated encounters- it is easy to fall into a fear-based pattern of thinking and living. Check out our resource page for support.
Self help & relaxation – Counseling or a consultation can be a helpful choice for many students, but there are a lot of things you can try on your own to help your well-being. Check out suggestions to help lower your stress level, improve your mood, or just do a ‘check-in’ to see how you’re doing.
Outreach efforts at UMaine are aimed at helping students engage with their surroundings, connect with each other, and belong to the UMaine community. Want to learn a few new ways to relax and de-stress? Stop by the Mind Spa (120 Memorial Union, near the ATM), open during the fall & spring semesters on Mondays-Fridays from 12pm-4:00pm. The Mind Spa is now under the umbrella of Student Wellness where trained staff offer trainings and various programs for students and staff on a variety of mental health related topics, from suicide prevention, self care, to healthy communication.
Students, staff, and parents, may find useful some of the resources listed below
- Students who desire help finding mental health providers in their vicinity can click here.
- COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line for clinicians & first responders on the front lines: 866-367-4440 or 207-221-8196. For more information, click here.
- There are many useful tools and forms of support on-line. Click here to see a number of on-line support communities, programs, and mental health apps–many of them free.
Sanvello, a respected, popular mental health app is offering free, premium access to its on-line community and products during the covid-19 crisis. Click here to go to that website.