Resources & Self-Help Links

Counseling Resources and Self-Help Links for the HFU Community

Counseling Center Resource Room

The Counseling Center & Disability Services Office is an excellent resource for educational materials to assist students in learning about themselves and to help students grow interpersonally and professionally. The Center offers a free Resource Room of materials covering a broad range of well-being, mental health, substance use/abuse, disability, and special needs issues. The Resource Room is located in Room 205 of the Campus Center.

Self-Help Resources

There are many resources on the Internet and Web that are geared specifically to the needs of students. You may wish to check out some of the following sites. Holy Family University is not responsible for the content on these sites and does not claim to agree or disagree with any content or the accuracy of the content found on these sites.


Addiction Resources:

The 12 Step/12 Tradition fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Visit their site to learn more.

A 12 Step/12 Tradition program of people who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. View their website to find a meeting.

A 12 Step/12 Tradition program for teens and adults affected by the alcohol use of their loved ones. The Al-Anon meeting directory can be found here.

A fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The CODA meeting directory can be found here.

A 12 Step/12 Tradition fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The GA meeting directory can be found here.

A 12 Step/12 Tradition fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from drug addiction. The NA meeting directory can be found here.

A 12 Step/12 Tradition fellowship of relatives and friends who are concerned about the addiction or drug problem of another. The Nar-Anon meeting directory can be found here.

For more information, please visit: https://oa.org

This is a free, comprehensive national directory of mental health treatment programs. The substance abuse treatment program locator is also found on this page.

 


Anxiety, Depression & Bipolar Disorder Resources:


Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault:

300 E. Hunting Park Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19124>
Phone: 215-800-1589
Fax: 215-425-1419

Emergencies: Call 215-425-1625 to reach the on-call sexual assault nurse examiner

http://www.drexel.edu/medicine/About/Departments/Emergency-Medicine/Forensic-Emergency-Medicine/#Center

Sexual Assault
Philadelphia Police Department Special Victims Unit:
Phone: 215-685-3251
Located on Temple-Episcopal Hospital campus, this is the SVU for reporting crimes of sexual assault/abuse.

For more information, please visit: http://www.phila.gov/districtattorney/faq_SexualAssault.html.

An organization in Philadelphia "helping survivors of sexual assault and sexual abuse through counseling and advocacy."
24-HOUR HOTLINE: 215-985-3333

For more information, please visit: http://www.woar.org/.

 


Eating Disorders:

Specializes in treatment of eating disorders; offers residential, day, and intensive outpatient programs, and support groups for individuals and their families and friends.
Phone: 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739)

For more information, please visit: http://renfrewcenter.com/.


Grief, Trauma and PTSD:


Lesbian, Gay, Transgender Questioning:


Mental Health Information:

MHASP is a non-profit citizen's organization that develops, supports, and promotes innovative education and advocacy programs serving adults, children, and family members. This association was founded in 1951 to help improve the lives of individuals with mental health challenges and their family members.

 


Mental Health Screening Tools:


Mindfulness and Relaxation Tools:


For Parents:


Self-Injury:


Talk/Chat Lines:


Veterans Resources: