If you think you’re struggling with your mental health and would like to learn more about what kind of help maybe beneficial to you, please explore the following self-quizzes. If you have questions or concerns regarding your results, you can call the Counseling Center and speak with a professional. 515-271-3864.
If you are having thoughts about hurting yourself please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1/800/273-TALK or text 748748.
You can also visit your nearest ER.
Tips for supporting your mental health during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Keeping a journal can be a great way to stay grounded,
explore what we're feeling, and find peace.
Below are daily journal prompts that can be helpful during challenging times:
1) What am I grateful for today?
2) Who am I checking in on or connecting with today?
3) What expectations of "normal" am I letting go of today?
4) How am I getting outside today?
5) How am I moving my body today?
6) What beauty am I either creating, cultivating or inviting in today?
7) How am I feeling today?
CDC website - Recommendations for Managing Stress/Anxiety
Good for both students and parents of students
Grounding Exercise Resource
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