Kellie Ann Ross - Director of Health and Wellness Services
Helpful and informational material on important topics are listed below. Click on the link the download the article in Microsoft Word format or Adobe PDF.
URLs of interest:
By clicking on the following URL (http://www.ulifeline.org/schools/tusculum), a student will be connected to the Tusculum College site on ULifeline. ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where a student can be comfortable searching for the information s/he may need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention. ULifeline is a program of The Jed Foundation, the nation's leading organization to prevent suicide and improve the mental health of college students, and is overseen by an expert board of mental health professionals.
http://www.killstress.org - KillStress.org offers comprehensive and relevant information pertaining to a wide plethora of topics. For the past three years they have brought expertise and experience to help you find timely information and advice about stress and how to relieve it. Their aim is to give you reliable and current information that you can use to better the quality of your life.
http://www.diversitydtg.com/articles/diversity-web-resources.htm - A website listing many others which may as the author states "enhance knowledge, understanding and ensuing appreciation of inclusiveness and diversity related issues".
http://www.msmagazine.com - When Ms. was launched as a "one-shot" sample insert in New York Magazine in December 1971, few realized it would become the landmark institution in both women's rights and American journalism that it is today.
http://www.apahelpcenter.org - APA's Help Center is your online resource for brochures, tips and articles on the psychological issues that affect your physical and emotional well-being, as well as information about referrals
http://www.halfofus.com - Launched in November of 2006, "Half of Us" is mtvU and The Jed Foundation's campaign to reduce the student suicide rate, fight the stigma of mental health on college campuses and connect students to the help they need. Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation want to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues on campus and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help. In planning for the campaign, mtvU conducted extensive research on how stress and depression are affecting college students nationwide.
http://www.udbd.org/ - UDBD.org provides information about mood disorders and the key questions to ask when evaluating students. It includes useful tools, such as tips for differentiating among types of Depressive and Bi Polar Disorders and case studies of each. The objective of this site is to trigger thought and understanding of these two conditions within the professional community, resulting in increased awareness when evaluating students for mental health conditions.
http://www.familydoctor.org/ - This Web site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organizations representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.
http://www.nsvrc.org - The National Sexual Violence Resource Center serves as the nation's principle information and resource center regarding all aspects of sexual violence. It provides national leadership, consultation and technical assistance by generating and facilitating the development and flow of information on sexual violence intervention and prevention strategies.
http://thesecondroad.org - The Second Road encourages people in all stages of recovery and families afflicted by addiction to find others with whom they can relate, share stories, build community, and reach life changing goals---large and small---24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
http://www.advocatesforyouth.org - Advocates for Youth is dedicated to creating programs and advocating for policies that help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world.
http://www.youthresource.com - YouthResource, a website by and for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning young people, takes a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern to LGBTQ youth.
http://www.now.org - Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society.
http://www.menagainstsexualviolence.org - The Men Against Sexual Violence (MASV) initiative that began in July of 2001 with the ambitious goal to gather pledge support from one million of Pennsylvania's male residents has quickly grown in only three short years to take on a life of its own.