Author: Rebecca Stone
Outreach Coordinator and Mental Health Counselor at Stetson University's Counseling Center

During the week of Jan. 30 – Feb. 2, 2017, the Counseling Center invites you to join the Stetson community for John B. Well Week, a week of events dedicated to a most valuable asset … Your Mental Health. Cultural Credit Tonight! Tues. …

John B. Well Week – Documentary Tonight! Read More »

The Stetson University Counseling Center is excited to announce our 2nd Annual “Art of Resilience” Juried Art Exhibition for students. Submissions are due to the Counseling Center: Jan. 20. Judging begins the week of Jan. 23. Final Judging and Exhibition …

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An article detailing the Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students was recently published by BestColleges.com. The Top Mental Health Challenges for college students are: Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Eating Disorders, and Addiction. The article thoughtfully presents the signs/symptoms to be aware …

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No matter what you’re doing this summer – taking classes, working, interning, or just relaxing – do what you can to get the most out of your time away from school. Here are some summer tips for college students: Make …

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Are you or do you know someone who is interested in raising mental health awareness? Are you or do you know a current or rising student leader? If so, read on… There is an amazing organization called Active Minds which is …

Mental Health Awareness Organization Opportunity Read More »

“He’s so ADD.” “She’s bipolar or something.” We’ve likely all heard it; some of us maybe have even said it. The language we use to refer to others’ behaviors is often misunderstood and misused. The words we say are important; they …

Language Matters! How misused lingo can harm others. Read More »

Stetson students report experiencing difficulty with getting adequate sleep, high levels of stress, and difficulty with recovering from change, loss, or other life challenges. Learn more about sleep, stress, and resiliency and gain tips for improving your wellness through our Sleep, Stress, …

Feeling stressed? Lacking sleep? Need to build resilience? Read More »

There’s an exclusive group opportunity just for you! The SU First Got GRIT (Goals, Resilience, Intelligence, Tenacity) group will provide you with an opportunity to participate in a meaningful, unique, and interactive leadership and personal development opportunity for first-year, first-generation …

Are you a first-year, first generation college student? Read More »

It’s finals time! Are you preparing for exams? Read the brief finals post, by The Jed Foundation, for great tips about staying healthy and managing stress during finals… and don’t forget about the Counseling Center! We’re here for you! Good luck on your finals …

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The semester is winding down and exam week is nearing; this can be a difficult time for students. Learn helpful information and tips to improve your sleep, manage your stress, and increase your resiliency. Visit Stetson’s Sleep, Stress, and Resiliency page today!

Disclaimer – The information provided in this post may bring up difficult emotions. If you experience any difficulties or have any concerns, please seek support immediately. See the Counseling Center’s Emergency Information page for support resources. Saturday, November 23, 2013 is International …

International Survivors of Suicide Day is 11/23 Read More »

**DISCLAIMER:  This post is about intimate partner violence.  This may trigger difficult memories and/or emotions.  If you experience any difficulties or have any concerns, please contact the Counseling Center at (386) 822-8900 to speak to a counselor.  After hours, call …

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One of Stetson’s values relates to personal wellness. Complete wellness includes your mental and emotional wellbeing. If you feel that something in your life is not how you would like it to be, take our anonymous, confidential self-screener online at …

Are you feeling well? Read More »

**DISCLAIMER:  This post is about intimate partner violence.  This may trigger difficult memories and/or emotions.  If you experience any difficulties or have any concerns, please contact the Counseling Center at (386) 822-8900 to speak to a counselor.  After hours, call …

Signs of Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence Read More »

**DISCLAIMER:  This post is about intimate partner violence.  This may trigger difficult memories and/or emotions.  If you experience any difficulties or have any concerns, please contact the Counseling Center at (386) 822-8900 to speak to a counselor.  After hours, call …

Domestic/Intimate Partner Violence Facts Read More »

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8 – 14, 2013 Help someone you know by referring them to these resources. Disclaimer – The information provided in this post may bring up difficult emotions. If you experience any difficulties or have …

Suicide Prevention Hotlines and Resources Read More »

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8 – 14, 2013 Disclaimer – The information provided in this post may bring up difficult emotions. If you experience any difficulties or have any concerns, please seek support immediately. See the Counseling Center’s …

Survivors of Suicide–message 4 of 5 Read More »

National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8 – 14, 2013; World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10. Suicide is a leading national and international problem. Suicide is preventable and is everyone’s business, so please be informed in order to help save …

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National Suicide Prevention Week is Sept. 8 – 14, 2013;  World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10. Suicide is a leading national and international problem. Suicide is preventable and is everyone’s business, so please be informed in order to help …

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National Suicide Prevention Week is September 8 – 14, 2013;  World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, 2013 Suicide is a leading national and international problem. Suicide is preventable and is everyone’s business, so please be informed in order to …

National Suicide Prevention Week: Facts Read More »

Managing Test Anxiety What does test anxiety feel like? Some students experience mainly physical symptoms, such as headaches, nausea, faintness, feeling too hot or too cold, etc. Others experience more emotional symptoms, such as crying easily, feeling irritable, or getting frustrated …

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As the semester is coming to a close, you may find yourself experiencing increasing levels of stress. Below is some information about stress, as well as some helpful “Stress Busters” to help you better cope with stress. What is stress? …

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Top 9 Reasons People Say “No” to Counseling Deciding to see a counselor is often a difficult decision, which takes place over time. In most cases, people don’t feel comfortable when they see a counselor for the first time. Here …

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April is Counseling Awareness Month! A series of informative pieces will be posted throughout the month of April.  What is professional counseling? In the state of Florida, mental health counselors (or professional counselors) work together with clients to identify concerns …

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The Counseling Center has recently overhauled its Web site to better serve the Stetson community. In addition to providing information about Stetson’s counseling services, the following are available: Self-help and reference resources, including helpful apps for smart phones, tablets, and …

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The Counseling Center has recently overhauled its Web site to better serve the Stetson community. In addition to providing information about Stetson’s counseling services, the following are available: Self-help and reference resources, including helpful apps for smart phones, tablets, and the …

Many Resources Available through the Counseling Center Web site! Read More »

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The Counseling Center has overhauled its Web site to better serve the Stetson community.  In addition to providing information about Stetson’s counseling services, the following are available: Self-help and reference resources, including helpful apps for smart phones, tablets, and the …

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