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Use these resources to help understand your reactions and begin the healing process whenever tragedy, trauma, or death impact your life, go to: Coping with Tragedy, Trauma and Death
Receive feedback about your mood, anxiety, eating habits, alcohol/drug use and more. All assessments are anonymous and confidential.
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*Note: If the results of an online screening suggest further assessment by a professional, please consider scheduling an appointment with one of our counselors for this purpose.
Public Speaking Anxiety - Public speaking anxiety, often referred to as speech anxiety or stage fright, involves a central fear of being scrutinized or evaluated by others. This fear is often accompanied by a variety of physical and emotional reactions that can significantly interfere with a person's ability to successfully give a speech or presentation, including intense feelings of anxiety, worry, nervousness, trembling or shaking, sweating, and/or dizziness. You can use this step-by-step process to overcome public speaking anxiety.
Get information about developmental and mental health issues, their unique features and various self-help and professional treatment options. Great information for yourself or someone you care about, and for completing class assignments on mental health topics.
Use these resources to reduce stress and to increase awareness, presence, and well-being, go to: Mindfulness and Meditation
Locate online advice/support to ask questions, participate in discussion boards, and receive advice/support from both professionals and persons coping with a variety of physical and mental health concerns.
“Do you believe you suffer from The Winter Blues? The Counseling Center offers trial use of a light therapy lamp for treating Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and related mood conditions. Daily, 30-minute sessions for a 2-week period are typically recommended for an adequate trial. No screening is necessary, but prior to the first session you will be asked to read instructions outlining how to use the lamp safely and effectively. If interested in scheduling, call 232-2468, or come into the Counseling Center in 410 Bowman Hall.”
For more information on SAD, see http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/seasonal-affective-disorder/DS00195.
Explore local resources including online information, books, brochures, and other resources accessible to students.
*Note: Most of these links on this page are not maintained by the Counseling Center or UW-Stout. They may be helpful but are not meant to replace consultation with a professional counselor. UW-Stout students should contact the Counseling Center for information about local resources. For help in evaluating the credibility of Web sites that provide mental health advice and to safeguard your privacy on the Internet, go to http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug00/dotcomsense.html.
The counseling center is interested in maintaining a web site that is useful to our campus community. This site and related resources are not intended to substitute for help from a qualified counselor, nor does this web site provide online counseling.