Spring 2021 Resources

This page contains a list of numerous resources provided by CSU Health Network to help students learn how to improve mental health, manage stress and minimize anxiety.

  • YOU@CSU – your online 24/7 student success tool, has added 50+ COVID-19 related resources to help students adapt to an ever-changing world while social distancing and learning online. New content is regularly added to explore other timely topics like finding your voice amidst social injustices, preparing for election stress, and how to support your mental health during these difficult times. Find these resources, self-assessment tools and more at: you.colostate.edu or login through RAMweb.
  • SilverCloud Healthfree online modules based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Now might be the perfect time to boost skills to improve your well-being and manage anxiety and depression, improve your sleep or boost your body image. A variety of self-guided modules can be found on YOU@CSU or on the SilverCloud Health webpage. Some modules may include virtual coaching support, when available.
  • Nod app – strengthen your connections – It can be tough to figure out how to deal with loneliness while physical distancing. Nod offers ideas for strengthening social ties so you can have a rewarding social life even when you’re apart from your people. The app uses evidence-based practices including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness-based self-compassion to remind us of the small things we can do to create positive moments for ourselves and the people we care about. Download Nod for free in the Apple and Google Play stores, or find it on YOU@CSU.
  • Mindfulness Apps – For additional guidance about mindfulness to support your well-being, check out these apps in the Apple and Google Play stores: Unwinding AnxietyInsight TimerHeadspaceStopBreatheThinkSmiling Mind, The Shine App, Liberate Meditation, and Calm are apps that offer many ways to practice and learn about mindfulness to enhance well-being.
  • Counseling Services – By paying student fees, CSU students have access to a wide range of mental health support resources at no additional cost. All Counseling Services are currently provided by phone or secure videoconference.  Services can be access 24/7 by calling (970) 491-6053.
    • If you are calling to set up routine services or with a routine concern, please call (970) 491-6053 during drop-in hours:
      • Mondays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Tuesdays: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Thursdays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Fridays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • For students who are deaf or hard of hearing, please begin by calling 711 and Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) can help you communicate with our on-call counselors.
    • Visit About Counseling Services for more information and learn more about what to expect at a Counseling Services appointment.
  • Multicultural Counseling Services – Designed for students who have been historically underrepresented and aims to reduce barriers for you to access and navigate Counseling Services. The webpage features a list of identity-specific services and resources that can support your emotional health and overall wellness, including Multicultural Counseling Drop-In Hours, Identity Based Group Counseling, Peer Support Identity Groups and information about the Multicultural Counseling Team and Student Office Liaisons. Visit Multicultural Counseling Services for more information.
  • Theme Groups– Theme therapy groups help students connect with others who share common experiences, identities and concerns. Spring 2021 theme groups include:
    • Coping with COVID/Anxiety Support
    • Coming Out, Being Out and Questioning Support Group
    • Transgender and Gender Fluid Support Group
    • Women of Color Support Group
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs Support Group
    • DBT Tools for Success
    • Body Positive
    • International Student Support Group and more.
    • See full line-up, including descriptions, dates and times, on the Groups and Workshops page. Call (970) 491-6053 to register. Pre-session screenings are required.
  • Skill-Building Group Workshops Available for students only, at no additional charge. See full line-up of workshops including descriptions, dates and times on the Groups and Workshops page.
      • Mindfulness for Well-Being in Stressful Times Practicing mindfulness can help us cope with difficult experiences and cultivate meaning and positive emotions. In 4 weeks, this Zoom workshop will cover 10 mindfulness practices to support your well-being.
      • Additional skill-building workshops, including Anger Management, Gender Issues (for male-identified students), Harm Reduction, Stages of Change, Values Clarification and Who Am I?. Visit the Groups and Workshops page to learn more and call (970) 491-6053 to register.
  • Psychiatry Services and Medication Management – Specialized psychiatry clinicians and experienced primary care providers provide initial diagnostic evaluations and ongoing medication management for a wide range of mental illnesses. If counselors or medical providers identify a student with an urgent need for psychiatric care, psychiatrists offer urgent consultations to assure timely access to a higher level of mental health care.
  • Drugs, Alcohol and You (DAY) Programs – Students who are concerned about their substance use (including alcohol, marijuana and/or other drugs) can engage with DAY Programs for individual appointments, workshops and other services. Learn more at the DAY Programs webpage or call (970) 491-4693 for more information.
  • Outreach Presentations– Covering a variety of topics including stress management, mindfulness, well-being, sexual health, alcohol and other drugs and more, facilitated by Health Education and Prevention Services (HEPS) staff.  The descriptions of the various presentation options are on the presentation request page. Requests are filled based on the availability of the facilitation team.
  • Rams Fail Forward – Recovering and learning from failure is important to success. Take the Rams Fail Forward pledge and learn more about how to bounce back from failure on the Rams Fail Forward webpage.
  • Financial Wellness Education – The Achieve Financial Wellness online modules will boost your financial know-how and help you learn to manage your money in college and beyond. Topics include understanding student loan debt, using credit cards responsibly, sticking to a budget, and more.
  • Substance Use Self-Assessment Tools – Concerned about your substance use during these stressful times? These free self-assessment tools are available to help you check-in.
    • Online Alcohol and Other Drug Screening – Assess your use, find out how your alcohol and/or drug use compares to other college students and discover resources for more information.
    • Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO – This personalized, evidence-based program provides individual feedback about behavior and risk factors, and campus and community resources.
  • Rams Recovery CommunityAn inclusive student-run community designed to support students on all paths and in all phases of recovery, including substance use disorders, eating disorders, and other mental health disorders.
  • Tobacco CessationStudents who are thinking about or are ready to quit vaping, smoking or using tobacco can meet one-on-one with a professional health coach who specializes in tobacco cessation. Call (970) 491-7121 to make an appointment.
  • Opioid Use Disorder Treatment – Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is available for students who suffer from abuse of heroin, pain pills or any other opioid use.

Keep Engaging

Visit the Keep Engaging website for additional health and well-being resources for students, including financial, food and public assistance resources.

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Did You Know?

CSU Health Network is partially funded by student fees, and access to most services is available for fee-paying CSU-Fort Collins students only. Call (970) 491-7121 for more information.

Mental Health Resources for CSU Faculty and Staff

Learn more about additional mental health resources for CSU faculty and staff: