Resources for Support

To speak to a crisis counselor 24/7 during the academic year, call 207-786-6200 and dial “0” at the prompt.

 

OTHER SOURCES OF SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS ON CAMPUS:

LOCAL RESOURCES IN MAINE:

Psychology Specialists of Maine: “Surviving and Thriving with ADHD: an online group for college students” (fee for service).

Psychology Specialists of Maine: College Student Services including: online individual psychotherapy, online group therapy, and assessment services (fee for service).

PARENTS/GUARDIAN GUIDE TO COLLEGE STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH FROM MCLEAN HOSPITAL

Boston Child Study Center – Maine  The Boston Child Study Center in Portland, Maine is an evidence-based treatment, training, and research center dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, young adults, and families through innovative evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatments

 

APPS AND ONLINE RESOURCES:

Headspace: Free Membership for all Bates students

The Jed Foundation Mental Health Resource Center

Psychology Today

Anxiety Help

Liberate Meditation App for Black, Indigenous and People of Color

Set to Go Your guide on transitioning from high school to college and adulthood.

Resources for Crisis and Support List of Service Providers, Overview of Services and Contact Info

Bates Sexual Violence Support Resources Chart outlining process flows and contact resources

College Students with Disabilities

Video Resources that could be helpful for students:

Mindfulness information, resources and downloadable meditations from Ronald Siegel, Psy.D.

How to beat loneliness | BRITTANY WADE | TEDxUCincinnati

How to start overcoming anxiety with exposure | 7 step guide

How to cope with anxiety | Olivia Remes | TEDxUHasselt

10 quick anxiety relief techniques

Social Anxiety Disorder vs Shyness – How to Fix It

Stop having panic attacks now: exposure, coping, and grounding

8 Self-Defeating Thoughts that Wreak Havoc

Two Things You Can Do To Stop Ruminating

Additional Resources:

Impostor syndrome:  Website of Dr. Valarie Young, a leading expert on the impostor syndrome. Contains interviews and articles

Perfectionism Worksheet  Steps to Help You Overcome Perfectionism

Online resource ULifeline online resource for college mental health

Shaun Anchor TED talk on happiness

Brene Brown TED talk on vulnerability

Substance Abuse and Addiction List of facilities

General Wellness Help  Top 5 Mental Health Challenges Facing Students

 

Free Apps:

Relaxation/Mindfulness

Stop Breathe Think

Calm

Breath 2 Relax

Headspace

Time management/Executive functioning

Fabulous- Build Healthy Habits

Focus Booster

Anxiety

Mindshift

Anxiety Management (iPhone)

Sleep

Sleep Cycle

White Noise

Sleep Relaxation

Depression/Mood:

Moodrise

MoodPanda

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has evaluated a number of mental-health related apps and online services.  Please click here to see their evaluations.

 

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Resources for Crisis and Support

To speak to a crisis counselor 24/7 during the academic year, call 207-786-6200 and dial “0” at the prompt.

 

Service Provider  Overview of Services Contact Info
 St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Emergency Department  The Emergency Center also serves behavioral/mental health clientele. We have a strong working relationship with many area programs and TriCounty Mental Health Services.  207-777-8120
 TriCounty Mental Health Services 24 Hour Crisis Services

Walk-Ins Welcome at 1155 Lisbon St. in Lewiston
Our commitment to you is same day service and support.

 888-568-1112
 Opportunity Alliance Hotline for 24-Hour Crisis Support Individuals experiencing a mental health crisis have immediate access to a team of professionals who are trained to respond to mental health crises 24 hours/day. Individuals in crisis can be seen at the location of their choice as long as the environment is safe for both the client and the mobile outreach clinician.  207-774-HELP (4357)
 Need to Just Talk with Someone? (Not a Crisis Line) A warm-line is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery themselves. Scroll down to see a directory of known warm-lines around the US.  866-771-WARM (9276)
 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, 24/7. 1-800-273-8255
 2-1-1 Maine Community Services Search One number – thousands of services. 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember number that connects people who want to give help or get help with a full range of health and human services in their community. In establishing 2-1-1, Maine joins a growing national movement to standardize the availability of information and referral for these services.  2-1-1 or 866-811-5695

 

Substance Abuse and Addiction

Rehab Spot: A free web guide for treating addiction (outpatient services)

Rehab Spot: A free web guide for treating addiction (inpatient services)

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center Community Clinical Services  
207-755-3434