Additional Resources

Active Minds
Active Minds at Brandeis University aims to decrease stigma surrounding mental illness and promote mental health through education and awareness initiatives. The club's goal is to create a community in which students feel comfortable and supported seeking help. For more information, contact Cassidy Tatun at

Alcohol and Drug Information
Provides a variety of opportunities to share social norms, harm reduction strategies, and build awareness of alcohol and other drug issues relevant to campus life.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center iHealth Database
A comprehensive, yet concise evidence-based information on a variety of health conditions, diseases and injuries.

Brandeis Health Center
providing comprehensive health care, health education, and wellness promotion to the Brandeis community in partnership with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Columbia University's Go Ask Alice! database on Alcohol and Other Drugs
information on everything from caffeine to marijuana to LSD.

Health and Wellness Resources
Download a full list of on-campus resources.

Office of Prevention Services
Coordinates sexual assault and power-based violence prevention efforts in the campus community; serves as an advocate for student survivors; provides confidential support services to survivors; acts as a liaison to student organizations working on sexual violence prevention and intervention.

For Survivors of Sexual Trauma
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network)

Cambridge Health Alliance Victims of Violence Services

Common Reactions to Violence and Trauma

The Three Stages of Trauma Recovery

Tool: Grounding
From the book Growing Beyond Survival: A Self-Help Toolkit for Managing Traumatic Stress by Elizabeth G. Vermilyea, MA

Offers useful information about a broad range of mental health issues for college students. It also offers a self assessment tool.

Half of Us
Through a partnership between MTV and the JED Foundation, Half of Us aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and connect students to resources for help.