Mental Health

 

University of Miami- Counseling Center 

Along with the excitement and new opportunities, college can bring on a new host of challenges and stressors that can interfere with academic success. The Counseling Center provides high-quality services for students from all backgrounds. From individual counseling to online resources, the Counseling Center is here for you. 

Click here to visit the Counseling Center website. 

To search for mental health providers in the community click here.

How to Maintain a Healthy Mentality

  • Take care of yourself.
    • Eat a well-balanced meal
    • Exercise daily
    • Get plenty of rest
  • Give yourself a break when you feel overwhelmed or stressed out.
  • Avoid drugs and alcohol. Using drugs and other substances may increase the stress or feelings of anxiety that you experience.
  • Talk to others. Sharing your problems and feelings may help you cope with your distress.
  • Recognize when you need help. If you have recurring thoughts of distress or suicide, call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800)-273-8255

Three Domains of Mental Health

Emotional Well-being—refers to one’s perceived life satisfaction, happiness, and peacefulness

Psychological Well-being—refers to one’s self-acceptance, personal growth, optimism, self-direction, and ability to make and maintain positive relationships.

 Social Well-being—refers to social acceptance among peers, colleagues, and community

For more information on Mental Health, visit the Center for Disease Control 

Self-Help Resources: