- How Neurodivergent Students Are Getting Through the Pandemic – “Students with anxiety disorders, autism and other disabilities are struggling with the disruption of their normal routines after the move to remote education.”
- Neurodiversity and Autism in College: Teaching neurodiversity as a culture, rather than autism as a disability, by John Elder Robison, who is also the author of the blog My Life with Asperger’s.
- Neurodivergent Voices: Inclusion – Students talk about the importance of self-acceptance and being with people who understand you.
- Supporting Mental Health within Institutions of Higher Education – The Hunt Institute –
- What Role Should Faculty Play in Supporting Student Mental Health? – “It may not always be clear to faculty – both full-time and contract instructors alike – how best to help students succeed academically while also helping them to deal with conditions that may range from ordinary stresses to all-out emotional and psychological crises. And yet, professors are often in key positions to notice performance issues or behaviours in students that could signal a deeper suffering; they may receive requests for formal accommodations, for leeway on assignment deadlines, or a student may even outright tell an instructor about their mental-health struggles or illnesses.”
- Active Minds – Empowers students to change the perception about mental health on college campuses. Guilford Technical Community College (Jamestown, NC) is the one NC community college that is home to an Active Minds chapter.
- Autistic Self-Advocacy Organization
- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
- HealthReach Community Clinic, Iredell County –
- Live Another Day –
- National Alliance on Mental Illness
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
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