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Finals at anytime can be really stressful, but this year may be especially difficult. Jefferson College has resources to help with stress, studying, research, finding a quiet space, and more. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month, this year's theme is "You are not alone" and it is great time to think about your own mental health, touch base with friends and family about how they are doing, and find new resources for taking the steps to stay well.
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Books About Mental Health & Wellness
We have some books ready for check-out right at the front counter. Stop by and pick-up some Vikings Care swag and check-out a book about mental health and wellness.
A break from all the videos, chats, texts, laptops, and television screens can improve you sleep, attention, and mental wellness. Here are a few books in print to get your started. Ask us about how to find more.
Nature Rx by
Publication Date: 2019-05-15
The Stress Survival Guide for Teens by
Publication Date: 2019-12-01
The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health by
Publication Date: 2020-05-01
A Still Quiet Place for Teens by
Publication Date: 2016-03-01
This Could be Why...
In a moving talk, journalist Johann Hari shares fresh insights on the causes of depression and anxiety from experts around the world...
Mental Health First Aid
Guy Winch makes a compelling case to practice emotional hygiene — taking care of our emotions, our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies.