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Guided Meditations

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Resources

**Hotlines can be a really great resource if you are feeling unsure and nervous about getting support. They are confidential and you can do it right from your phone 

OF COURSE, in person resources are always a great option. Most every college has a counseling office that you can call and go to for free. 

Worried about a friend? Check out seizetheawkward.org

Suicide:

National suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Trevor life line (for LGBTQ youth) 1-866-4UT-REVOR (1-866-488-7386)

Addictions: 

Treatment referral hotline 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-5357)

Substance Abuse Helpline (844)-897-8927

Alcohol and Drug Helpline (800) 821-4357

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence 

National Sexual Assault hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

National Teen dating abuse helpline: 1-866-331-9474

National Domestic Violence hotline: 1-800-799-7233

thehotline.org (24/7 online chat support for domestic violence)

Crisis Text Line:

ULIFELINE Text START or SEIZE  to 741741 and a real person will get in touch with you. 

Depression and Anxiety 

adaa.org

anxietyspace.com (has a ton of threads and you can search almost any questions)

Eating Issues/Eating Disorders  

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline 1-800-931-2237

nationaleatingdisorders.org (website that goes with above hotline) 

betterhelp.com (A great, general website with resources and support) 

ADHD

http://add.org/college-students/(a really good list of books and resources for kids who struggle with ADD or ADHD in college 

Sex

Heard of Hannah Witton?? (Youtuber who talks about all things sex!)

http://www.iwannaknow.org/links.html

Grief :

griefresourcenetwork  (a huge resource for hotlines)

 

Local Resources for your area.

Here, at Bridge Box, we are working to create a resource page for mental health and other supportive resources in specific regions of the country. We are starting in our home city of Asheville, NC. and adding other regions, 

Organizations and Programs

Helpmate

This is domestic violence but they have resources and counseling for relationship violence.
helpmateonline.org
Crisis line: 828-254-0516
Business line: 828-254-2968

Our Voice

Asheville’s organization for rape and sexual assault. *A free resource for education, individual and group therapy.
Ourvoicenc.org
Crisis line: 828-255-7576
Text VOICE or VOZ to 85511
Business number 828-252-0562

UNCA Counseling

https://healthandcounseling.unca.edu
BULLDOG Health Link: FREE After-Hours Support Line – call 1-888-267-3675
Counseling Office phone number: 828-251-6520
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Therapists

Megan Stanton, LPCA, LCASA

31 College Place, Bldg B, Ste 200
Asheville, NC 28801
828-290-7632
www.positivedirectioncounseling.com
Specialities:Work with people in early recovery and those wanting to reduce/abstain from substance use.
Insurances: BCBS and Aetna

Dr. Faith Cook

Located in Black Mountain (about 20 minutes from Asheville)
Specializesin the mental health effects of living with Diabetes 1 or 2, chronic illness and autoimmune disease.
Insurance: BCBS, Cresent, ChampVA, healthscope, Humana, medicare, medcost.

Maddy Serpa

Asheville Motivational Counseling *Located close to downtown
828-367-7620
Specializesin Addiction, life changes, anxiety and depression.
Insurance: BCBS, United Health, and Medicare

Patrick Casale

828 515 1246
resilientmindcounseling.com
Specialties: addiction issues, anger, anxiety, self esteem and self worth
Insurances:Aetna, BCBS and private pay

Elizabeth McCorvey

UNCA based Counselor and has a private practice in Hendersonville, NC (20 minutes from Asheville) but offers sliding scale.
Elizabeth also has Unbridled Connections-equine-assisted psychotherapy (therapy using horses!)
unbridledconnections.com

Blair Buckler

www.blairbucklerlpc.com
Located 5 minutes from UNCA near WholeFoods on Merrimon.
Specializesin CBT and DBT (great for skills and learning practical tools for life)
Insurance:Healthchoice and Medicaid. Sliding scale and discount for students.

Ginelle Krummey, LPCA

Growth Point Collaborative. *Walkable to UNCA
383 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828 548 1378
Specializingin therapy for young adults and survivors.
Insurance: BCBS

Mike Comparetto, LCSW, ACT

**Located just 2 minutes from UNCA *Walkable
Owner and Therapist at Strive On Counseling
www.StriveOn.me
(828) 407-0074
Specialty includes:Anxiety, Substance Use/Addiction, Depression, OCD, Meditation/Mindfulness, Couples Counseling, Self-Esteem, Emotion Regulation, Self-Development, LGBTQ issues, Men’s Issues, Insomnia
Payment information: BCBS and sliding scale
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This page has lots of opportunities to win free stuff.  Each month a section is opened up that goes with your box. You can find blogs, videos, interviews that talk about the harder stuff, things that will help you be your best self!

Resources

**Hotlines can be a really great resource if you are feeling unsure and nervous about getting support. They are confidential and you can do it right from your phone 

OF COURSE, in person resources are always a great option. Most every college has a counseling office that you can call and go to for free. 

Worried about a friend? Check out seizetheawkward.org

Suicide:

National suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)

Trevor life line (for LGBTQ youth) 1-866-4UT-REVOR (1-866-488-7386)

Addictions: 

Treatment referral hotline 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-5357)

Substance Abuse Helpline (844)-897-8927

Alcohol and Drug Helpline (800) 821-4357

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence 

National Sexual Assault hotline 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

National Teen dating abuse helpline: 1-866-331-9474

National Domestic Violence hotline: 1-800-799-7233

thehotline.org (24/7 online chat support for domestic violence)

Crisis Text Line:

ULIFELINE Text START or SEIZE  to 741741 and a real person will get in touch with you. 

Depression and Anxiety 

adaa.org

anxietyspace.com (has a ton of threads and you can search almost any questions)

Eating Issues/Eating Disorders  

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline 1-800-931-2237

nationaleatingdisorders.org (website that goes with above hotline) 

betterhelp.com (A great, general website with resources and support) 

ADHD

http://add.org/college-students/(a really good list of books and resources for kids who struggle with ADD or ADHD in college 

Sex

Heard of Hannah Witton?? (Youtuber who talks about all things sex!)

http://www.iwannaknow.org/links.html

Grief :

griefresourcenetwork  (a huge resource for hotlines)

 

Local Resources for your area.

Here, at Bridge Box, we are working to create a resource page for mental health and other supportive resources in specific regions of the country. We are starting in our home city of Asheville, NC. and adding other regions, 

Organizations and Programs

Helpmate

This is domestic violence but they have resources and counseling for relationship violence.
helpmateonline.org
Crisis line: 828-254-0516
Business line: 828-254-2968

Our Voice

Asheville’s organization for rape and sexual assault. *A free resource for education, individual and group therapy.
Ourvoicenc.org
Crisis line: 828-255-7576
Text VOICE or VOZ to 85511
Business number 828-252-0562

UNCA Counseling

https://healthandcounseling.unca.edu
BULLDOG Health Link: FREE After-Hours Support Line – call 1-888-267-3675
Counseling Office phone number: 828-251-6520
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Therapists

Megan Stanton, LPCA, LCASA

31 College Place, Bldg B, Ste 200
Asheville, NC 28801
828-290-7632
www.positivedirectioncounseling.com
Specialities:Work with people in early recovery and those wanting to reduce/abstain from substance use.
Insurances: BCBS and Aetna

Dr. Faith Cook

Located in Black Mountain (about 20 minutes from Asheville)
Specializesin the mental health effects of living with Diabetes 1 or 2, chronic illness and autoimmune disease.
Insurance: BCBS, Cresent, ChampVA, healthscope, Humana, medicare, medcost.

Maddy Serpa

Asheville Motivational Counseling *Located close to downtown
828-367-7620
Specializesin Addiction, life changes, anxiety and depression.
Insurance: BCBS, United Health, and Medicare

Patrick Casale

828 515 1246
resilientmindcounseling.com
Specialties: addiction issues, anger, anxiety, self esteem and self worth
Insurances:Aetna, BCBS and private pay

Elizabeth McCorvey

UNCA based Counselor and has a private practice in Hendersonville, NC (20 minutes from Asheville) but offers sliding scale.
Elizabeth also has Unbridled Connections-equine-assisted psychotherapy (therapy using horses!)
unbridledconnections.com

Blair Buckler

www.blairbucklerlpc.com
Located 5 minutes from UNCA near WholeFoods on Merrimon.
Specializesin CBT and DBT (great for skills and learning practical tools for life)
Insurance:Healthchoice and Medicaid. Sliding scale and discount for students.

Ginelle Krummey, LPCA

Growth Point Collaborative. *Walkable to UNCA
383 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828 548 1378
Specializingin therapy for young adults and survivors.
Insurance: BCBS

Mike Comparetto, LCSW, ACT

**Located just 2 minutes from UNCA *Walkable
Owner and Therapist at Strive On Counseling
www.StriveOn.me
(828) 407-0074
Specialty includes:Anxiety, Substance Use/Addiction, Depression, OCD, Meditation/Mindfulness, Couples Counseling, Self-Esteem, Emotion Regulation, Self-Development, LGBTQ issues, Men’s Issues, Insomnia
Payment information: BCBS and sliding scale
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Guided Meditations

Guided Meditation For Anxiety

September 2019

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Guided Meditation for Homesickness

August 2019

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Mental Health

Quick review on anxiety and depression and all things mental health because sometimes the end of the year can be tough. Check back in with your self- care and how to close out your year the way you want to.
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Anxiety

From everyday worry thoughts, OCD, to panic attacks, we will look at all types of anxiety, how it impacts you and what to do about it. Our thoughts impact everything! Figuring out how to control your thoughts will help you manage anxiety but also help you be more relaxed in relationships, school and just be more of the person you want to be.

Do you have a pretty strong inner critic? Do you struggle with wanting to be perfect? In school? In how you look, in your relationships? Perfectionism can lead to high anxiety and procrastination. This section will help you over come this. 

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Depression

From depression that has lasted for months or years to situational depression that may come up during hard times at school, a loss or break up. Learn skills to help yourself feel better.

Suicide can be a hard thing to talk about but don’t be afraid to check this out. Learn true facts about suicidal thoughts, how to know if you need help and what to say to someone you are worried about.

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Addictions

Learn about the different kinds of addictions, where they come from, how to help yourself NOT develop one, how to know when to ask for help or help someone else.  Take a quiz to see if you have may have an addiction or be at risk for one.

Trauma and PTSD can be scary so here we learn about different kinds of trauma and what it really is. If you think you’ve ever experienced trauma, you will learn how to help yourself and understand yourself better. Learn how trauma and addiction are often connected. 

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Eating Issues

In this section we will provide an understanding of the different kinds of eating disorders and eating issues. A quiz to help you see if you are risk for eating issues and how to help yourself. We also provide a crash course in healthy nutrition plus realistic ways to eat healthy when you are busy and on the go or on a budget. Learn how exercise can help with anxiety, depression, and mental health overall. Learn some fun basics about exercise and how to fit it in when you are busy write papers and cramming for finals. 

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Focus

From true ADHD to some ADHD-ish type traits that get in the way of your every day success, learn tips to help you focus, stay organized, and be your best self! Coming from the holidays and getting back into the swing of it all can be tough. Learn some new skills to motivate yourself and start the year right! Learn to balance the many demands of college plus hanging out with friends and finding some time for yourself. 

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Beliefs and Self Love

What are your core beliefs about yourself, the world and how you fit into it? Learn how your beliefs impact your actions, relationships and more importantly, learn how to start to change them.

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Relationships

How do your relationships impact you? Learn which ones matter most to you and how to get the most of them. Take a quiz to find out how healthy or toxic your relationship is, how to make it better and maybe how to let it go? A crash course in where to find resources on Sex, safety and questions you may have. 

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Setting Goals

Guidance on how to prepare for your final finals, the next year, the summer and new things coming your way. 

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Grief and Ending

Wow, can you believe the end is almost here? Let’s talk about the 5 stages of grief and loss. Whether you are grieving a death, a break up or just changing times, this will help you get through it. For Valentines day, let’s learn about self love, how to know how much of it you have and why it matters. Learn about shame and how this can create a ton of problems.

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