Self-help Resources

Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health

The Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health guide (© 2016 - NAMI and JED Foundation) is written to provide you with important information about mental health during the college years. We encourage you to read this guide, learn from it and use it to start and continue a conversation about mental health.

On-Line Programs

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15 minute Combination Relaxation Exercise

Courtesy of Dr. Bonnie Lambourn, a pyschologist at Hobart and William Smith Colleges Counseling Center.

8 minute Progressive Relaxation Exercise

Courtesy of Dr. Steve Sprinkle, former Director of Hobart and William Smith Colleges Counseling Center.

Disclaimer:

The relaxation exercises contained on this site are provided to help you learn how to relax in the comfort of your own home. While relaxation can be helpful at soothing oneself and reducing stress and anxiety, you may find that you still feel stress even when you have mastered relaxation techniques. If that is the case, please feel free to contact our office at (765) 494-6995 to schedule an appointment, or get additional information.