Counseling

You're not alone; we're here to help.

College students may encounter obstacles that interfere with their academics and relationships. Mayville State University offers free and confidential counseling services to our students. Counseling services are provided in such areas as:

• Personal development and mental health.
• Coping with conflict.
• Improving self-understanding and interpersonal relationships.
• Time management.
• Developing realistic career plans.

If you are concerned about yourself or someone you care about, contact Mayville State University Counseling Services. Appointments can be made by stopping by the Career and Counseling Services office in CB 115, by calling 701-788-4772, or through e-mail at kristi.lentz@mayvillestate.edu. Referrals to professional counseling services off campus are also available as needed.

 

Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drug Committee (ATOD)

Mission: To reduce substance abuse and related negative health and safety consequences among MSU students through the development and coordination of assessment-based prevention efforts, the promotion of college and community environmental factors that support health and safe norms and collaboration in campus and community partnerships.

Goals:

  • To provide an environment with numerous and varied alcohol-free options
  • To create a social, academic, and residential environment that supports health-promoting norms.
  •  To promote an environment where alcohol consumption is restricted
  •   To promote an environment where alcohol promotion and marketing is restricted

Objectives:

  •  Increase Student Involvement in Prevention Efforts
  •  Develop consistency in ATOD Marketing of Information
  •  Continue/Increase Weekend Activities on Campus
  •  Create and Implement Training for Staff and Faculty on Alcohol Issues
  •  Increase Coordination and Communication with Enforcement Agencies

 

Anger Resources

http://www.apa.org/topics/anger/control.aspx
American Psychological Association

http://www.anger.org/
Anger Self Test

 

Resources for Dealing with Anxiety, Stress and Traumatic Events

http://www.lexapro.com/default.aspx#/infoseeker
Anxiety and Depression Self Test

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003211.htm
Information from the National Institutes of Health

http://www.medicinenet.com/anxiety/article.htm

 

Depression Resources

http://www.lexapro.com/default.aspx#/infoseeker
Anxiety and Depression Self Test

http://www.medicinenet.com/anxiety/article.htm

http://www.depression.com/
Facts about Depression and Treatment

http://www.webmd.com/depression/default.htm
Web MD Depression Information

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/depression/complete-index.shtml
A detailed booklet that describes Depression symptoms, causes and treatments with information on getting help and coping.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/depression/ds00175
Information from the Mayo Clinic

 

Resources for Dealing with Eating Disorders

http://www.medicinenet.com/anxiety/article.htm

http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/
National Eating Disorders Association Web site

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/eating-disorders/complete-index.shtml
A detailed booklet that describes the different types of eating disorders, symptoms and treatments.

 

Resources for Family & Childhood Issues

http://www.adultchildren.org/
Adult Children of Alcoholics

http://main.uab.edu/Sites/students/life/counseling/services/33450/
University of Alabama Resource Links

 

Grief Resources

http://helpguide.org/mental/grief_loss.htm
Coping with Grief and Loss

http://mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/publications/allpubs/ken-01-0104/default.asp
National Mental Health Association Link

http://www.hrrv.org
Hospice of the Red River Valley

 

Money Management Resources

http://www.managingmymoney.com/
National Endowment for Financial Education

 

Resources for Relationships

http://www.webmd.com/sex-relationships/features/7-relationship-problems-how-solve-them

http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/questions.shtml
Link to University at Buffalo Web site

 

Sexual Assault & Harassment Resources

http://www.rainn.org/
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

http://www.ncvc.org/ncvc/main.aspx?dbName=DocumentViewer&DocumentID=32369
National Center for Victim of Crime

 

Sleep Improvement Resources

http://helpguide.org/life/sleep_disorders.htm
Guide to Managing Sleep Problems and Disorders

http://www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/default.htm
Web MD Information on Sleep Disorders

http://www.sleepfoundation.org/
National Sleep Foundation

 

Study Skills, Test Taking and Time Management

http://www.studygs.net/timman.htm

http://frank.mtsu.edu/~studskl/

http://www.ulc.psu.edu/studyskills/test_taking.html
Penn State University Learning Resources Link

 

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Resources

http://www.suicide.org/
Suicide Prevention, Awareness and Support

http://www.medicinenet.com/suicide/article.htm

http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/suicide
Mental Health America Fact Sheet

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/suicide.html
National Institute of Health