Online Resources

The following self-help resources are not meant to replace a face-to-face consultation with a trained, licensed professional, but they can serve as a useful starting point to obtain information or help.

To schedule an intake appointment, request a consultation or obtain a referral, please contact JWU Counseling Services at 401-598-1016.

Links to external websites are provided solely for the convenience of users. These sites are not managed by JWU Counseling Services and we assume no responsibility for their content.

General Mental Health
American Psychological Association Help Center
Online Mental Health Screenings Free and confidential self-assessment.
Revolution Online College Mental Health Fair and College Relationship Guide
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Specific Mental Health Concerns
Anxiety Disorders Association of America Information about OCD, panic, phobias, PTSD and social anxiety disorders.
Asperger Syndrome Information and Support
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
The Body Image Program at Rhode Island Hospital
Depression Central

Alcohol and Addiction
Alcoholics Anonymous RI
Gamblers Anonymous RI Meetings
Internet Addiction
Narcotics Anonymous RI
Stop Smoking

Domestic Violence
RI Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association
Overeaters Anonymous
Andrea’s Voice


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ)
Campus Pride A national organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights.
Bisexual Resource Center
Lifelines Rhode Island
National Center for Transgender Equality
Susan’s Place: Transgender Resources 
Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere (COLAGE)
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

Learning Disabilities
National Center for Learning Disabilities

Meditation and Relaxation
Learning Meditation
Hobart and William Smith Colleges Relaxation Techniques
Mindfulness Solution Downloads from Dr. Ronald Siegel 

Self Injury
S.A.F.E. Alternatives

Sexual Assault
Day One is a local agency providing services for sexual assault victims.
RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline.
Fenway Health offers sexual assault services to the LGBT community.

Sleep Issues
Sleep Foundation

Stalking Resource Center

Stress Management and Reduction
Stress Recess

Suicide Prevention
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
The JED Foundation
The Samaritans of Rhode Island
RI Department of Public Health: Suicide Prevention
The Trevor Helpline focuses on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among LGBTQ youth.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Support Services

In the event of an assault, the single most important thing you can do is tell someone, be it the police, a friend, a rape crisis center or a counselor. For after hours emergencies, call Safety & Security at 401-598-1103.  read more