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It’s time we make taking care of our mental health as easy to discuss as our physical health.

It’s OK to struggle with mental health

we’ve all been there
The struggle comes with many names: anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts, stress and more. They can be brought on by the stress of school and daily life, fear of the coronavirus outbreak, sexual assault, physical and emotional abuse, or racial oppression, to name a few. 
It’s time we treat mental health needs more openly as a society. Let’s Talk About It and make it a normal part of life to get help and heal. Talk with your friends and family, OSU staff and mental health professionals. Let’s start the change.  

Find help

Oklahoma State University is a community that cares, and there are resources and programs to help you thrive during the spring semester.

Student resources

College can be stressful, but you’re not alone. If you ever feel overwhelmed, exhausted or extremely lonely, please know OSU is here to help.

Employee resources

Mental wellness is very important – now more than ever. OSU offers a variety of mental health resources and trainings for employees.  Use these resources to find help for yourself, a friend, or a family member. 

Be prepared to talk about it

Take part in OSU’s free mental health training so you can help your peers and recognize the signs and symptoms of struggle.
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Additional resources

Let's talk

If you have questions or concerns about mental health services on campus or want to share your resiliency story, we want to hear from you.

 

Email mentalhealth@okstate.edu so we can help!

Make a report

Do you have concerns about a student and want our team to reach out? Submit a Care report.

 

**This is for NON-EMERGENCY reporting. If the person poses a threat of harm to self or others, contact Oklahoma State Police IMMEDIATELY at (405) 744-6523.

Tune-in

The University Counseling Podcast features clinical counselors and counseling interns covering a variety of topics and issues related to maintaining your mental health.

 

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Campus Mental Health Action Plan

In response to the growing need for expanded mental health services across campus, OSU’s Division of Student Affairs has launched a Mental Health Action Plan in order to bring together additional communications, services and programs for both students and employees.

JED Campus designation

In 2019, Oklahoma State launched an initiative to help prevent suicides and improve mental health awareness through the nonprofit JED Foundation.
The JED Campus program, a four-year partnership, is a commitment by OSU to evaluate and improve programs to better support our students’ emotional health.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to our partners!

Helping our campus community overcome mental health barriers is a campus-wide endeavor.

A special thanks goes to our partners below.

 

 

 

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