Self-Help and Information Resources
The following resources offer students educational information on a variety of emotional and health issues and are provided by this university and others throughout the country. Information offered by other universities does not necessarily reflect the opinion of this university.
Lending Library, CDs, Booklets, and Videos
The following resources offer educational information on a variety of emotional and health issues. USF students and employees may borrow available books for a one week period with a valid ID. For more information, contact Susan Crane at 974-9316 in SVC 2146.
Available resources include:
- Books may be checked
out on a short-term basis, with a valid student
- CD Programs
- Each CD is approximately 30-45 minutes long and is not available for check-out. An appointment is recommended and can be made by calling
Crane at 974-9316.
- Videos (coming soon) - Video programs vary in length from 15 minutes to 1 hour. Videos are not available for check-out. An appointment to view a tape is required and can be made by calling
Crane at 974-9316.
Self-Help Internet Resources
For additional information, current issues, treatment, and research on a variety of mental health topics, the following internet resources may be helpful:
- Active Minds
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- Psych Central
- Internet Mental Health
- Teen Advice
- Go Ask Alice
- The Virtual Pamphlet Collection - The University of Chicago
- The Anxiety Network
Instructions: Select Student Login; From menus, select Florida , then USF; Finally, click on Login button
Additional Information Resources
- Adjusting to College
- Adult Children of Alcoholics
- Anxiety and Panic Disorders
- Building Self-Esteem
- Career Planning
- Common Expectations, Patterns, and "Mistakes" in Relationships
- Coping with Anger Coping With Loss
- Coping with Stress in College
- Date Rape
- How Do I Know If I Need Counseling?
- Impostor Syndrome
- The "Nice Guy" Syndrome
- Perfectionism: The Double-Edged Sword
- Reading Comprehension: Reading with Confidence
- Recognizing Alcohol or Other Drug Problems
- Speech Anxiety
- Stress Reactions to Trauma/Death
- Stress Reduction
- Study Skills
- Test Anxiety
- Time Management
- Types of Eating Disorders
- What is Counseling?
The University of South Florida Counseling Center maintains this internet site as a service to the University community. It is intended as a resource to inform and to educate. Included are direct links to other internet sites which we believe may be helpful. However, this does not imply that the USF Counseling Center endorses all of the information provided at each of these sites. Furthermore, while we attempt to monitor and update our listings on a regular basis, the The Counseling Center cannot make any claims or assume any responsibility as to the reliability or functionality of the internet addresses (URL's) provided or the information contained at these sites. Readers are encouraged to evaluate the materials and to use what they find to be helpful. Information provided in our web page and at other internet sites is not intended as a substitute for assistance from a qualified mental health professional. For personal assistance, USF students should contact the Counseling Center at 974-2831 to schedule an appointment with one of our professional staff. USF faculty and staff should contact the Employee Assistance Program at 974-5469.