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.
Togetherall is an online peer-to-peer platform, offering a safe space to connect with others experiencing similar feelings. Plus, there are always trained professionals on hand, 24/7, 365 days a year. And, if sharing isn’t your thing, Togetherall has tools and courses to help you look after yourself, along with plenty of resources to explore. Click here to register.
Whether you're struggling to cope, feeling low or just need a place to talk, Togetherall can help you to explore your feelings in a safe and supportive environment.
To join Togetherall’s supportive online community, you’ll need to follow these steps to register:
Developed by the creators of MindWise's SOS Signs of Suicide, an evidence-based program trusted by thousands – MindWise on Campus is an online training that uses video and interactive learning to teach students how to ACT (Acknowledge, Care, Tell) if they’re worried about themselves or a friend.
Because mental health concerns often first appear between the ages of 18 and 25, it’s our goal to provide students access to the wide range of suicide prevention and mental health resources that are available to them during their time at the University at Buffalo.
The MindWise on Campus course uses real and diverse stories of mental health struggles and recovery to provide students with resources and actionable steps to support themselves and their peers.
We encourage every student to take 30 minutes to learn:
If you are struggling now, help is available for UB Students. During normal business hours call Counseling Services and ask speak to a crisis counselor (716-645-2720). If your emergency occurs after normal business hours, call 716-645-2720 and press option “2” to speak with a counselor or call Crisis Services of Erie County at 716-834-3131. Other options are to call/text/chat 988 or text 741741 for support 24/7.
Short-term on campus mental health support
University at Buffalo
1st Floor Michael Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-5800
Dial or text 988 or dial 1-800-273-TALK (8255)