Self-Help Resources

The following are links to sites which may contain helpful information or resources for personal wellness or academic knowledge and research. The content of these links comes from a variety of sources, and the University Counseling Center cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information contained in these links. The information contained in these links does not necessarily reflect the views of the UCC or the university. We encourage students to explore this information within the context of their Christian worldview. Information conveyed over the Internet should never replace appropriate mental health care or sound judgment. When in doubt, contact a qualified professional.

Addictions

Addiction Resource Guide
A comprehensive directory of addiction treatment facilities online

Christian Recovery International
A coalition of ministries dedicated to helping the Christian community become a safe and helpful place for people recovering from addiction, abuse, or trauma

Covenant Eyes
Internet accountability website

Sex Addiction
Dr. Patrick Carnes’ resources for sex addiction and recovery

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous
A website created and maintained by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.

Adult Children of Alcoholics
ACA is a twelve step, twelve tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes.

Celebrate Recovery
The purpose of Saddleback Church's Celebrate Recovery ministry is to fellowship and celebrate God's healing power in our lives through the "8 Recovery Principles."

CollegeBingeDrinking.net
College Binge Drinking is a nonprofit advocacy website for college students, their parents, and other concerned individuals. Its mission is to inform people about the myths, dangers, and issues surrounding college alcohol abuse. College Binge Drinking features articles that focus on alcohol abuse as well as articles centered on various other topics concerning college students, such as substance abuse, mental health, and prevention. The site is updated weekly to reflect the latest research and news around these issues.

Body Image and Eating Disorders

Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders (ANRED)
A comprehensive page on the range of disordered eating behavior, including undereating, binge eating, overeating, and compulsive exercise. Includes definitions, descriptions, statistics, warning signs, causes, treatment, and recovery. Includes a special section on athletes with eating disorders.