Mass Help: http://mass211help.org/
On-Line Resource for College Mental Health: http://www.ulifeline.org/ Your confidential resource for college mental health and substance-abuse information. Learn more about how to protect your own emotional health and what to do if you or a friend is struggling.
Depression Screening: http://www.depressionscreening.org/ Take an on-line screening to find out if you or someone you care about is depressed. Find out what depression is and why those suffering from it should get help.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: http://www.afsp.org/ The leading national not-for-profit organization exclusively dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy, and to reaching out to people with mental disorders and those impacted by suicide.
The Jed Foundation: http://jedfoundation.com/ The Jed Foundation works to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students. They work to reduce stigma students have asking for help and provide resources.
National Institute of Mental Health: http://nimh.nih.gov/ Learn about mental health issues you or a friend might be struggling with. Mental health diagnoses are listed to help you identify specific symptoms you are experiencing. Information from anxiety to suicide is available.
Websites on Substance-Abuse Issues:
Alcohol Screening: http://www.alcoholscreening.org/ Learn about alcohol and health, how to recognize a problem and determine what low-risk drinking is.
Facts on Tap: http://factsontap.org/ Explore the myths and realities of drinking and using substances and why you might really have more fun without the alcohol. Take a test to determine if you or someone you care about has a drinking problem.
National Institute for Drug-Abuse:http://www.drugabuse.gov/ Lists all effects of all substances, clinical trial information and has links to other pertinent websites
Substance Abuse and Mental Health: http://samhsa.gov/ Become informed about substances, treatment programs, and campaigns addressing the needs of every age group.
Regarding Violence against Women and Sexual Assault Prevention:
Jane Doe Inc.: http://www.janedoe.org/ The Massachusetts Coalition against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Jane Doe Inc. brings together organizations and people committed to ending all violence against women.
Prevent Connect: http://www.preventconnect.org/ Prevention Connection is a national on-line project dedicated to the primary prevention of violence against women
Note: Information found on these websites should not be considered official Berkshire Community College information. While we hope that you will find these websites helpful, you should know the information, views and opinions contained within them are strictly those of the authors.