Useful Links

The following links are provided as a source of information only. They are not intended to substitute for the process of personal counseling. You may find each of the following sites thought provoking, interesting, and hopefully helpful. Please be advised however, that the NJIT Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (C-CAPS) is not responsible for the content of these sites and can not guarantee the accuracy or quality of the information that they contain.

Student Health 101- Learn skills and information through interactive activities that give your health, relationships, and academics a boost!

Links to Counseling and Mental Health Related Information -- Ulifeline is a free, anonymous web site for college students which includes the following services: a program to answer your questions about mental health issues, a self-screening program, a vast mental health resource library, a suicide hotline number for emergencies, links to the NJIT C-CAPS web site and to phone numbers for crisis services in different communities.

 Test Your Moods -- 'Am I just going through blue period or is this depression?''I've always been a worrier, but now I'm on edge all the time.' 'I think my drinking is pretty normal, but why not check it out?' Get feedback on these and other questions about yourself, your moods and your behavior patterns with this private, anonymous screening.

Alcohol e-CHECKUP TO GO--A web based interactive survey that allows university and college age students to enter information about their drinking patterns and receive feedback about their use of alcohol.

Marijuana e-CHECKUP TO GO-- A web based interactive survey that allows university and college age students to enter information about their drinking patterns and receive feedback about their use of marijuana.

Go Ask Alice! -- Is the health question and answer site produced by Columbia University's Health Education Program. It answers questions about relationships, sexuality, emotional health, fitness, alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs, as well as general health questions.

Psychology In Daily Life is a site produced and maintained by the American Psychological Association. It provides information on a variety of topics, such as stress management, anger management, sexual orientation, and depression.

Facts on Tap provides vital information about the use of alcohol. Learn about what's safe and what's not, how alcohol affects relationships, and get the facts!

Campus Blues provides articles, coping strategies and other information about numerous issues that affect college students, ranging from depression, eating disorders or substance abuse to test anxiety, coming out, assertiveness, loneliness, or roommate relationships.

9/11 Anniversaries (links below) -- Provides articles focusing on possible emotional reactions to the 9/11 anniversary, coping strategies, resources; also tips for identifying and assisting children under stress.

From the American Psychological Association: Road to Resilience

Compiled by Meline Karakashian, Past-Chair, NJPA Trauma Response Committee: National Center for PTSD Frequently Asked Questions

NASP articles on Anniversary of 9/11 for educators, caregivers & parents

Links to Disability Services on the World Wide Web

AHEAD is an international organization of professionals committed to the full participation of persons with disabilities in higher education. It is a leader in resources, information and services regarding higher education and disabilities. AHEAD provides publications, holds annual conferences, provides opportunities for training and networking, develops professional standards, and provides information and technical assistance.

HEATH (The National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities) Resource Center -- a division of the American Council on Education, is an organization committed to increasing the participation of students with disabilities in post-secondary education. It provides current, personalized, and balanced information, technical assistance, and materials to help expand opportunities for students with disabilities in their education after high school.

LD Online is a service of the Learning Disabilities Project at WETA, a public broadcasting station in Washington, DC, in association with the Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities. This internet service is an interactive guide to learning disabilities which offers information and ideas about learning disabilities. It also provides audio clips from LD experts, bulletin boards and a list of LD-related events, resources, publications and activities.

ProjectDO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology) exists at the University of Washington. It's primary purpose is to increase the participation of individuals with disabilities in science, engineering and mathematics academic programs and careers. It creates and provides a wide variety of materials for distribution including publications and videotapes, runs a high school student "scholars" program and various mentoring programs and activities.