Mental Health Resources

Curated by Brianna Davis; College of Education Online Programs Advisor

As a student at the University of Illinois, there are several resources that have been put in place by the University of Illinois Counseling Center that you may access remotely for support. These resources have been highlighted below.

  • Interactive Resources | University of Illinois Counseling Center:
    The Counseling Center and the university are committed to giving you the tools that you need to be well and take charge of your mental health. In addition to a range of counseling services and mental health programming, we offer several interactive tools. These tools allow you to check in on your mental health, support your understanding of behaviors that promote wellness, and train you to recognize symptoms of mental distress in others and connect them to available resources. 

  • RIO (Recognition, Insight, and Openness) Series | University of Illinois Counseling Center via Zoom:
    RIO is a two-part program that teaches students techniques for recognizing and moving past situations that cause stress, frustration, and anxiety. RIO can provide skills to help you:
    • Manage and reduce anxiety
    • Adapt to new challenges
    • Understand your thoughts and feelings, WITHOUT judgment or shame
    • Move beyond feeling “stuck” 
    • Take the initiative to step out of your comfort zone
  • Tuesday @ 7 Workshops | University of Illinois Counseling Center via Zoom:
    Presented by Counseling Center Paraprofessionals
    Students Helping Students: Enhancing Mental Health, Well-Being, and Success –
    Click on the link above to view the various topics covered in these sessions.

  • InFocus Self-Paced Module | University of Illinois Counseling Center:
    This program is offered online to take at your own pace. The training helps students build stronger focus and time management techniques. It covers the following topics:
    • What is ADHD?
    • Procrastination
    • Time Management
    • Goal Setting
    • Managing Motivation
    • Impulse Control
    • Stress Management
    • Self-Care