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Other Resources

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800.273.TALK(8255)                                                                                                        

Outside LinkThe Jed Foundation – Protecting emotional health and preventing suicide among college students
Text START to 741-741 or call 1-800-273-TALK (8255)                                        

Outside LinkThe Samaritans of Rhode Island – Suicide prevention resource center                                                                                                                    800.365.4044                                                                                                                                                   

Outside LinkThe Trevor Project – Crisis intervention and suicide prevention among LGBTQ youth                                                                                       866.488.7386                                                                                                                                   

Advocacy

Coalition for the Homeless in Outside LinkRhode Island and Outside Linknationally

Outside LinkDay One – Sexual assault and trauma resource and advocacy center

Outside LinkNational Alliance on Mental Illness  – Nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization

Adobe PDFSexual Assault: Resources and Support for Students at Rhode Island College

Outside LinkSojourner House – Domestic Violence resource and advocacy center

Outside LinkTransition Year – A great deal of supportive information related to transitioning to college life

Alcohol, Drugs and Addictive Behaviors

This section contains resources for those experiencing addictions or for those seeking support due to having others in their life that are experiencing addictions and/or other harmful behaviors.

Support groups based on the 12-step model are denoted by an asterisk (*).  More information on the 12-step model can be found here.

Outside LinkAdult Children of Alcoholics and/or Dysfunctional Families*

Outside LinkAlcoholics Anonymous*

Outside LinkCompulsive overeating, under-eating, food addiction, or excessive exercising*

Outside LinkCrystal Meth Anonymous*

Outside LinkCocaine Anonymous*

Outside LinkFamily and Friends of Problem Drinkers*

Outside LinkGamblers Anonymous*

Outside LinkHeroin Anonymous

Outside LinkLife Ring Secular Recovery – Alternative to 12-step recovery model

Outside LinkMarijuana Anonymous*

Outside LinkNarcotics Anonymous*

Outside LinkNicotine Anonymous* & Outside LinkSmoke Free

Outside LinkOn-line Gamers Anonymous*

Outside LinkSelf-injury Anonymous (cutting, burning, picking, and others)*

Outside LinkSelf-Management for Addiction Recovery (SMART Recovery) – Alternative to 12-step recovery model

Outside LinkSexaholics Anonymous*

Outside LinkSurvivors of Incest Anonymous*

Campus Partners and Resources

Outside Linkhttps://www.livethegreendot.com/ --Bystander intervention program aiming to reduce all forms of interpersonal violence.  Contact Dr. Ryan Porell (rporell@ric.edu) for information about training at RIC.

Outside LinkActive Minds – Young adult mental Health advocacy; Contact Activeminds@so.ric.edu for the RIC chapter

Outside LinkCareer Development Center – Career counseling to identify and achieve career and academic goals

Outside LinkGreen Dot – Prevention program to reduce the prevalence of power-based violence

Outside LinkHealth Services – Primary care health services for students at RIC

Outside LinkInterfaith Center – Resources on various faiths and religions; opportunities for prayer, worship and meditation

Outside LinkLearning for Life – Connects students to peer advocates as well as other on-campus and off-campus resources

Adobe PDFNutrition Services –Contact Bethany Tucker

Outside LinkOASIS – Tutorial services and academic advising

Outside LinkPreparatory Enrollment Program (P.E.P.) – Support and resources for 1st generation college students

Outside LinkStudent Activities – Hub for student organizations, campus involvement, and Greek Life

Outside LinkStudent Life – Repeating, dropping, or transferring a course; taking an incomplete; and many other academic concerns

Outside LinkUnity Center – Provides a safe space for exploring issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, and enhancing cultural awareness for the RIC community

Outside LinkUpward Bound – Support for low-income, potential first-generation college students the skills and motivation necessary to complete high school and to enter and succeed in college

Outside LinkVeteran Resource Center  – Programs, services, guidance, and advice for student veterans

Outside LinkWriting Center  – The center facilitates and promotes development of greater awareness of the writing process for writers through discussion, guidance, and skilled tutoring

Mindfulness Recordings

Outside LinkBody Scan

Outside LinkFrantic World – Free Meditations from Mindfulness

Outside LinkFree Mindfulness

Outside LinkMindful Self-Compassion

Outside LinkMindfulness Solution

Outside LinkVariety of Recordings in English and Spanish

Related Resources

Outside LinkAmerican Psychological Association

Outside LinkCollege Guide for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities

Outside LinkExplanation of common mental health concerns

Outside LinkStudy guide and study strategies

Outside LinkTransition Year – A resource for both students and parents to promote emotional health and wellness.

 

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Page last updated: Friday, September 16, 2016