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Mental Health Resource Hub

Active Minds at Carolina

Focused on increasing awareness of mental health conditions, providing information and resources, and encourage help-seeking

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Free resource to all
Get Involved
All students

All in the Family

This support group is for students who come from difficult family dynamics and exists to help them build connections, share about their experiences, and give and receive support.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Already paid through student fees
Child and Family Needs
All students

Autistic Students Social Club

A group for students on the autism spectrum to come together and find community, support, information, and skills to help navigate life at UNC.

If you are interested in joining this group, please contact Elizabeth Christensen (ejchrist@email.unc.edu).

Community Building
Already paid through student fees
Chronic Illness
All students

Carolina Women's Center

An identity center at UNC-Chapel Hill supporting gender equity through programs and support.

Women
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Already paid through student fees
Child and Family Needs
All employees

Community Directors & RAs

Community Directors and Resident Assistants provide support for students who live in on-campus housing with concerns that come up within their community.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Already paid through student fees
Housing
All students

Culture of Health

A group organized by Gilling's School of Public Health staff that promotes a culture of health at Carolina for faculty, staff, and students. The group's website is available for everyone, and their MS Teams space can help employees find events and supports of health and wellbeing at UNC.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Weeks
Free resource to all
Supports most mental health issues
All employees

Helping Give Away Psychological Science

Small groups work to improve the open science of psychology on Wiki platforms, Open Science Framework, social media, other online sites, and the community.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Weeks
Free resource to all
Get Involved
All students

International Students

This group is a supportive, safe and confidential space to talk about various stressors and experiences of being an international student at UNC.

International
Community Building
Within a Few Weeks
Already paid through student fees
Overall wellbeing
All students

Mental Health Ambassadors

Promotes conversation around mental health, de-stigmatizes mental illness, facilitates support networks, and presents educational programming on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Weeks
Already paid through student fees
Get Involved
Undergraduate Students

National Alliance on Mental Illness On Campus at UNC - Chapel Hill

UNC NAMI works to collaborate with other organizations, the state/nationally recognized NAMI, and other schools and communities to make sure everyone is provided the resources to be trained for suicide prevention and save lives. We work to decrease the stigma surrounding mental health and spread more awareness on the importance of signs and triggers for someone who may need help. 

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Free resource to all
Suicide Prevention
Anyone affiliated with UNC's campus

OCD Support Group at UNC-CH

A peer support group for individuals living with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and those who have loved ones with OCD. The group fosters a community of support and provides OCD-specific resources.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Free resource to all
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
All students

School of Medicine Wellness Program

Promotes mental health and wellness at the School of Medicine through individual counseling, events, and change advocacy. Offers a student task force for those med students wanting to be advocates for change within the school.

All identity/affinity groups welcome
Community Building
Within a Few Days
Already paid through student fees
Academics
Graduate and Professional Students
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