Free Mental Health Resources For College Students
Last updated January 21, 2022
College is stressful - it’s important to take steps to preserve your mental health and well-being. While stress is a normal part of life, there are resources out there that can help you work through it. Here's a list of mental health resources available to help you manage stress in college.
A new therapy startup called Real is offering a month of free online group sessions as well as one-on-one appointments.
Another virtual-therapy focused start-up - TalkSpace is offering a 7-day free-trial access to its 1:1 virtual therapy options, and free therapist-led support groups. They’re also offering free resources on coping with anxiety related to COVID-19.
This high-quality meditation app is offering free access to its Weathering the Storm section, workplace toolkit, guided meditations, and its exercises for employers and employees
NAMI has released an extensive guide to mental health during COVID-19. It includes exhaustive tips and recommendations from mental health experts, links to free resources and exercises, and answers to FAQs.
Check with your college’s counseling/mental health center
As campuses begin to open back up, some in-person counseling and mental health resources may become available again. Check with your college’s mental health center to see what resources and services they’re offering!