Facing life's challenges away from home can be hard. We hope you will find these resources helpful.
Maryville University: https://online.maryville.edu/blog/mental-health-resources-for-college-students/
Center for Online Education: http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources/
Teen Mental Wellness
13 Coping Skills for Teens: Anxiety, Stress, Depression... - TeenWire.org
10 Activities for Your Teens’ Mental and Emotional Health - AnnMarie John
Mental Health and Teens: Watch for Danger Signs - HealthyChildren.org
Dealing with Teen Depression - HelpGuide.org
College Depression: Why It Occurs & How to Deal With It (trade-schools.net)
Best Mindfulness and Meditation Apps for Teens (evolvetreatment.com)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Lifeline (988lifeline.org) 988
College Suicide Prevention Guide | BestColleges
Suicide Prevention - HelpGuide.org
Mental Wellness 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 Wellness Treatment and Education
HopeWay (residential and outpatient care in Charlotte) 980-859-2106
Sexual Assault Support
National Sexual Assault Hotline (open 24/7, free & confidential), 800-656-HOPE.
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
Veritas Collaborative: "What is an Eating Disorder?" https://veritascollaborative.com/about-eating-disorders/
National Eating Disorders Association: https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
The Renfrew Center (for females) 800-736-3739, 6633 Fairview Rd.
LGBTQ Support and Community
Time Out Youth https://www.timeoutyouth.org/ 704-344-8335
The Trevor Project For Young LGBTQ Lives https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
Stay Connected to Christ Church
Christ Church Charlotte app: http://www.christchurchcharlotte.org/app/
Sign up for The Daily (email devotion) and The Disciple (Christ Church Newsletter)
Watch Sermons and Faith Forums
Nationwide Episcopal Campus Ministries
Find a campus ministry at your school!
(Podcasts are available online or on the podcast app on iPhone.)
“Pray as You Go”
Music, Scripture, and Meditation. Brief 10-12 minutes every day
“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
Engaging weekly conversations on Sunday’s Scripture passages.
(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
Resources for Growth, Practice, and Exploration
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.
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.