Healthy students are in a better position to reach their goals. PBI through ASU Mid-South wants to support the health and wellness our students, staff and faculty.
Listed on this page are some resources to help.
www.nutrition.gov is a USDA-sponsored website that offers credible information to help you make healthful eating choices. It has information about nutrition labels, dietary supplements, nutrition and health issues, and shopping, cooking and meal planning information!
Choosemyplate.gov provides information and resources about the five food groups and how to guild a healthy diet. “Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate, in your cup, or in your bowl.”
Eatright.org is a website from Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. They have information on food, health, and fitness. They also have information specifically for certain groups such as kids, parents, men, women, and seniors.
Suicide, Depression, Stress, and Counseling
ASU Mid-South provides free access for its students to CONCERN counseling service. CONCERN counselors can help you though a crisis or they can help you to manage common problems that anyone can experience (family or marital problems, relationship problems, grief, emotional or psychological stress, financial worries, alcohol or drug abuse, gambling problems…). This service is strictly confidential. To make an appointment, call (901) 458-4000 or (800) 445-5011.
If you know someone in crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to everyone. The deaf and hard of hearing can contact the Lifeline via TTY at 1-800-799-4889. All calls are confidential.
ULifeline.org contains online resources for college mental health including a crisis text line: text “Start” to 741-741 (confidential, free, crisis intervention – via text).
The National Institute of Mental Health’s website has information about suicide prevention – including how to recognize signs and symptoms, risk factors, and ongoing research: nimh.nih.gov
Depression is treatable. This website has basic facts about depression, pathways to help, and links to further resources: metanoia.org
Healthy Relationships, Consent, and Unplanned Pregnancy Prevention
Healthy relationships will support you in reaching your educational and career goals.
Loveisrespect.org is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline. It gives descriptions about what is a healthy relationship and what isn’t. It has quizzes, resources, and references for getting help.
University of Washington has an excellent page about healthy vs Unhealthy relationships It includes characteristics, resources, and additional links that could be helpful.
This is a video describing consent using the example of making tea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGoWLWS4-kU
61% of female students who have children after enrolling college do not finish their education. Students who face an unplanned pregnancy encounter many obstacles to continue their education. Those who are unable to continue their education are much more likely to face economic challenges throughout their life. Individuals who go on to receive a degree are more likely to build a career and earn higher salaries. Here’s a video with more information: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxeLixuLi8FxRiQ6JZVnVXw