Student Resources

Facing life's challenges away from home can be hard. We hope you will find these resources helpful.

 

Mental Health

College Student Mental Health Resource Database
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources/

Teen Mental Health
https://onlinesocialwork.case.edu/mental-health-education-for-teenagers/

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/

Depression
Seven signs to be aware of:

  • Apathy
  • Irritability
  • Exhaustion – can’t sleep/too much sleep or other sleep disorders
  • Hopelessness
  • Lack of concentration
  • Isolation

Suicide
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)

Grief
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
Rape Crisis Hotline  704-375-9900

Addiction
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

Eating Disorder
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

(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
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.”
https://www.workingpreacher.org/brainwave.aspx 

“Pray as You Go”
Music, Scripture, and Meditation.  Brief 10-12 minutes every day
https://www.pray-as-you-go.org/home/


Daily Devotions

(Sent via email) 

The Daily
Short daily scripture passage with a message or question
http://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/goodbook/

Richard Rohr Daily Meditation
Can choose daily, weekly, or monthly emails
https://cac.org/sign-up/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=2018-01-05%20DM&utm_content=2018-01-05%20DM+CID_05dd6b09c37f91969a00c9f3d33fbaa6&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor%20Google%20Analytics&utm_term=Sign%20Up

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.
http://www.ssje.org/subscribe/

Henri Nouwen Daily Meditation
Daily and Weekly meditations
http://henrinouwen.org/resources/daily-meditation/

The Daily Sip
Daily musing and meditations from Episcopal priest, Charles Lafond
http://thedailysip.org


Stay Connected to Christ Church

Instagram – #christchurchcltyouth

Sign up for The Daily (see details above)

Sign up for The Disciple (Christ Church Monthly Newsletter)
http://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/about/connect-with-us/ 

Watch Sermons and Faith Forums
http://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/videos/all-videos/category/sermons/
http://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/videos/all-videos/category/faith-forum/


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.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVfwlh9XpX2Y_tQfjeln9QA

The Daily Examen
A daily and reflective spiritual practice.
http://jesuits.org/spirituality?PAGE=DTN-20130520125910

Centering Prayer
A receptive method of silent prayer to experience God within us.
http://www.contemplativeoutreach.org/category/category/centering-prayer

Discernment of Spirits
Using the tools of spiritual discernment in order to aid decision making.
https://www.ignatianspirituality.com/making-good-decisions/discernment-of-spirits

Rule of Life
A series focused on God to explore and cultivate our relationships with God, Self, and Others.
https://www.ssje.org/growrule/
Watch: What is a Rule of Life?  https://www.ssje.org/2015/12/17/rule-and-rhythm/

Forward Movement
Resource page with daily prayers, opportunities for growth, podcasts, and more. 
https://www.forwardmovement.org

Sacred Space
Daily prayer and scripture
https://www.sacredspace.ie

Ignatian Spirituality
Information and experience of Ignatian Spirituality through prayer, spiritual direction, retreats, and making decisions.
https://www.ignatianspirituality.com


Nationwide Episcopal Campus Ministries

Find a campus ministry at your school!
https://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/campus-young-adult-ministries