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 email@example.com.
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 Governor Cuomo, Headspace now has a special NY collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises to support you through stressful and challenging times.
At times, you may have contact with individuals who may experiencing emotional distress. This program will focus on providing the necessary skills to identify, communicate with and refer emotionally distressed individuals to the appropriate resources and supportive services.
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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.