Facing life's challenges away from home can be hard. We hope you will find these resources helpful.
College Student Mental Health Resources
Center for Online Education: http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources/
Maryville University: https://online.maryville.edu/blog/mental-health-resources-for-college-students/
Teen Mental Health
Wise Minds – Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Teaches individuals to manage distress, communicate needs, and much more while targeting a variety of difficulties and behaviors including but not limited to eating disorders and low self-esteem
About DBT: http://www.wisemindsdbt.com/what-is-dbt/
DBT Mindfulness: http://www.wisemindsdbt.com/mindfulness/
Distress Tolerance: http://www.wisemindsdbt.com/distress-tolerance/
Emotion Regulation: http://www.wisemindsdbt.com/emotion-regulation/
Interpersonal Effectiveness: http://www.wisemindsdbt.com/interpersonal-effectiveness/
Seven signs to be aware of:
- Exhaustion – can’t sleep/too much sleep or other sleep disorders
- Lack of concentration
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
HUGS (Healing and Understanding of Grief from Suicide) 704-571-9011
HOPES (Healing Opportunities for People Experiencing Suicide)
704-372-8809 x211 (Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM)
704-541-1173 (Monday – Friday, 7:00 – 10:00 PM)
Bereavement Support Group at Buddy Kemp Cancer Support Center 704-384-5223
Kindermourn (for grieving parents or children) 704-376-2580
Mental Health Crisis
Carolinas Health Center Psychiatric Emergency 24-Hour Help Line 704-444-2400
Mental Health Mobile Unit (they come to you) 704-566-3410
Mental Health Treatment and Education
HopeWay (residential and outpatient care in Charlotte) 980-859-2106
Rape Crisis Hotline 704-375-9900
Substance Abuse (Smoking, Alcohol, and Other Drugs) National Hopeline 1-800-784-2433
Alcoholics Anonymous AA Hotline (24/7) 704-332-4387
AI-Anon (for families and friends of problem drinkers) 704-523-1159
(AA and AI-Anon meetings at Christ Church Sundays at 8pm)
Narcotics Anonymous Hotline (24/7) 980-200-9349
Sex Addiction Anonymous 704-266-0722
The Renfrew Center (for females) 800-736-3739, 6633 Fairview Rd.
Support Group meets Thursdays at 7:00 PM at Myers Park Pres
LGBTQ Support and Community
Time Out Youth 704-344-8335
(Podcasts are available online or on the podcast app on iPhone.)
“On Being” – Krista Tippett
“Taking up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you’ll love to meet.”
https://onbeing.org/?s=richard%20rohr with Richard Rohr on male spirituality
“Sermon Brainwave” by Working Preacher
“Join us for engaging weekly conversations on Sunday’s Scripture passages.”
“Pray as You Go”
Music, Scripture, and Meditation. Brief 10-12 minutes every day
(Sent via email)
Short daily scripture passage with a message or question
Richard Rohr Daily Meditation
Can choose daily, weekly, or monthly emails
Society of Saint John the Evangelist
Can choose from a variety of emails including but not limited to monastic wisdom, daily growth practices, and weekly sermons.
Henri Nouwen Daily Meditation
Daily and Weekly meditations
The Daily Sip
Daily musing and meditations from Episcopal priest, Charles Lafond
Stay Connected to Christ Church
Instagram – #christchurchcltyouth
Sign up for The Daily (see details above)
Sign up for The Disciple (Christ Church Monthly Newsletter)
Resources for Growth, Practice, and Exploration
The Bible Project
“The Bible Project creates videos that show the Bible as a unified story that leads to Jesus. The Bible is literary genius and has divine wisdom for the modern world.” Animated videos highlight the books of the bible, biblical themes, word studies, and more.
The Daily Examen
A daily and reflective spiritual practice.
A receptive method of silent prayer to experience God within us.
Discernment of Spirits
Using the tools of spiritual discernment in order to aid decision making.
Rule of Life
A series focused on God to explore and cultivate our relationships with God, Self, and Others.
Watch: What is a Rule of Life? https://www.ssje.org/2015/12/17/rule-and-rhythm/
Resource page with daily prayers, opportunities for growth, podcasts, and more.
Daily prayer and scripture
Information and experience of Ignatian Spirituality through prayer, spiritual direction, retreats, and making decisions.
Nationwide Episcopal Campus Ministries
Find a campus ministry at your school!