Online Self-Help Library

Students seek counseling to talk about many different issues and life circumstances. The following links represent commonly addressed topics at Brown Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Please feel free to discuss any of these topics with a CAPS clinician.

Academic Issues

Managing Test Anxiety

Motivation: Lost or Just Misplaced?

Overcoming Procrastination

Perfectionism

Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety Disorders Association of America's College Website

Anxiety Disorders Defined

Depression: Define it. Defeat it.

Treatment of Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families

Culture Shock and Race-Related Stress

Culture Shock

Coping with Race-Related Stress

Eating and Body Image

Body Acceptance

When a Friend Has an Eating Disorder

Empathy

          Youtube -RSA Shorts-The Power of Empathy, Brene Brown,  PhD

First Generation College Students

First Generation College Students

General Mental Health Information

American Psychiatric Association

NIMH Mental Health Topics

The Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection

Grief and Loss

College Suicide

Dealing with Death and Grief

Losing a Parent to Suicide: Reflections of a Brown University Alum

RI Samaritan Suicide Prevention Hotline

Relationships

Dysfunctional Family Relationships

Healthy Relationships

Off to college: How to say goodbye

Relationship Bill of Rights

Sleep

Sleep Foundation Website

Sleep Hygiene

Stress Reduction and Relaxation Techniques

Breathing to Reduce Anxiety

Mindfulness

Managing Stress: A Guide for College Students

Relaxation Exercises

Relaxation Techniques for Stress Relief

Substance Abuse and Addiction

Alcohol and Other Substances

Internet Addiction

Rethinking Drinking

Trauma

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Sexual Abuse and Interpersonal Violence

Support for Student Veterans

Tips for Brown Students Coping During A Time of Tragedy

Tips for Parents after a Tragedy