These resources may help you become more aware of your emotional health or may provide skills and tools to improve your emotional health.
TAO Self-Help is a customizable, self-guided program that includes interactive educational modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think and act. You can learn stress management, mindfulness skills, problem-solving, relationship skills, and strategies for bouncing back from life’s disappointments and frustrations. TAO Self-Help is completely self-directed, with no contact with a mental health professional.
Materials in TAO Self-Help can help with stress, anxiety, relationship problems, anger management, problem solving, communications and evaluating your alcohol and drug use through:
Access is available to all current UB students, faculty and staff.
Accessing TAO is easy from desktop or mobile, once you create your account:
Need help with TAO Self Help, contact TAO at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mental health screenings are a quick way to determine if you or someone you care about may need to reach out to a doctor or mental health professional for an evaluation. These types of screenings are typically designed to be educational, not diagnostic.
Headspace offers science-backed meditation exercises and mindfulness resources. In partnership with NYS, Headspace now has a special NY collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises to support you through stressful and challenging times.
Short-term on campus mental health support
Need to talk? The Crisis Text Line provides 24-hour support for people experiencing a mental health or situational crisis. Users are connected to a trained Crisis Counselor, who will help them develop a plan to stay safe. Messages are confidential, anonymous and secure. Data usage while texting the Crisis Text Line is free and the number will not appear on a phone bill. Text: “GOT5” to 741-741
A variety of workshops are available in our Upcoming Events listing.
Psychoeducational workshops are intended to provide information, skills and support. These workshops are not a form of mental health treatment. If you would like to speak with a counselor, please call us at 716-645-2720.