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Information and Tips
Counseling-Related Forms
Relaxation Exercises
Ted Talks on Mental Health
Online Screenings

Information and Tips

5 Ways Exercise Improves Mental Health Handout
Surprising benefits of exercise for your psychological well-being.

8 food choices that will improve your mood Handout
Surprising ways food can boost your mood.

Anxiety Handout 
What anxiety is, who's affected and how to cope.

Chronic Pain and Mental Health Handout 
Causes, effects, and self-care for chronic pain sufferers.

Depression Handout
It's more than just being sad.

Eating Disorders Handout
Find out the symptoms, where to get help and how to help a friend.

Signs of Depression and Suicide
Learn the signs of someone who may be experiencing depression or thoughts of suicide and how to best support them through these challenges.

Sleep Hygiene Handout
Learn ways to improve your sleep.

Student Athlete Burnout and Mental Health Handout
How to recognize and get help for burnout.

Student Athletes Handout
What athletes need to know about mental health and the pressure to perform.

Counseling-Related Forms

These will help you prepare for your first session.

Relaxation Exercises

Intro to Diaphragmatic Breathing: An easy step-by-step guide to breathing well

Simple 2-10 minute meditation/breathing exercises

God’s Loving-Kindness: A guided meditation on gratitude and God’s loving-kindness

Progressive Muscle Relaxation with a Christian Perspective

Five Minute Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Ted Talks on Mental Health

Online Screenings

The CBU Counseling Center offers anonymous online screenings and assessments free of charge. These screenings take only a few minutes to complete and may be helpful if you believe you're struggling with:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Eating concerns
  • Substance use

The screenings are provided so that you can gain more information about the symptoms you're experiencing and decide whether or not a professional consultation might be helpful to you. If you're interested in completing one of these screenings, visit the online screenings/assessment site now.