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.
Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance
Vulnerability & Shame
There's an app for that
The Division of Student Affairs, in conjunction with other campus partners, has developed a Faculty and Staff Resource Guide. This guide was created primarily to aid faculty and staff in assisting students experiencing various levels of distress. Although not an exhaustive guide, it provides some general guiding principles in assisting students in distress.
You may access the resource guide at the following link: Faculty and Staff Resource Guide.
In addition, here is an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education regarding strategies to recognize and engage students with mental health concerns: How to Help a Student in a Mental-Health Crisis