Helpful Resources

 

The apps and links below are a few of the many resources available on the internet. We do not endorse these as a replacement for therapy when needed, but offer them as a first step or additional help. If you feel you are having a psychological emergency and need to speak with someone urgently, please call 202-444-7243 to speak with the CAPS clinician on-call.

Anxiety

How can I stop worrying so much? (video)

Guided relaxation exercises (audio) 

How to stop a panic attack (video)

Stress management links and handouts (website)

Stress management handout (pdf)

Depression

I need to take better care of myself (online skills list)

How can I interrupt my negative thinking? (pdf)

How can I better manage my stress? (pdf)

Keep a Gratitude Journal (website)

Self-Compassion

How can I be kinder to myself? (video)

Self-compassion meditations (audio)

Write a self-compassion letter (website)

Sleep

Helpful tips about sleep hygiene (pdf)

I need help getting more sleep! (video)

Guided relaxation techniques for better sleep (website)

Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance

I need help coping with my distress right now (online skills list)

50 ways to take a break (poster)

Pros and cons of different coping skills (image)

Stress relief activities (image)

Sometimes journaling helps

Freshman Transition

I'm a freshman having a tough adjustment to Georgetown (website)

Not in love with college yet? That's okay. (video)

Vulnerability & Shame

I'm scared of being vulnerable with others (video)

It's hard for me to take risks because I'm afraid to fail (video)

Anger Management

How can I better manage my anger? (video)

Eating Concerns

Fact sheet on eating disorder (pdf)

Self-help tools for disordered eating behaviors (website)

Grief

How can I cope with the loss of a loved one? (video)

Grief resources (website)

Coloring pages

It's always darkest before the dawn (coloring page to print)

At any moment you have the power to say this is not how the story is going to end (coloring page to print)

This little light of mine I'm going to let it shine (coloring page to print)

You are braver than you believe (coloring page to print)

Take a moment to breathe (coloring page to print)

There's an app for that

Check out these helpful apps

Here's an app to help with time management

Here's a great mindfulness meditation app