Mental Health Resources

Helpful Websites

  • Mindwise: Anonymous, online mental health questionnaires to help students identify concerns and find assistance
  • ThrivingCampus: an updated listing of local mental health professionals. The site allows users to search by practice area, insurance coverage, gender, language, race, client age group, and more, and is intended to connect students, faculty, and staff to long-term therapy or specialized support. This tool is FREE to access.
  • Seize the Awkward: Having a conversation about mental health might be uncomfortable, but it can make all the difference. Check out these tools that can help you help those in need.
  • National Institute for Mental Health
  • Healthy Minds—The American Psychiatric Association’s source for mental health information including warning signs, treatment and prevention measures
  • Jed Foundation A resource to prevent suicide and reduce emotional stress for college students

Helpful Handouts

iPhone Apps


  • Headspace
    • Butler students have access to the mobile app, Headspace, for free! This mobile app provides guided meditations for all types of needs and all times of day, sleepcasts and bedtime audio, and guided cardio for the mind and body.
    • Do you already have a Headspace account and want to transition to a free account? This and other Frequently Asked Questions are answered on the Headspace FAQ page.
    • This resource is sponsored by The Office of Student Affairs starting Spring 2021.
  • Bloom – Reminders to make healthy choices, stay connected with others, manage stress, strengthen your spirit, save money, advance your career, and enhance your creativity.
  • Breathe2Relax – Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing
  • Simply Yoga – Contains 20, 40, or 60 minute yoga routines that step you through each pose. Each pose is demonstrated by a certified personal trainer, simply choose your workout length and follow along in the comfort of your own home



  • Cognitive Diary – Use to record dysfunctional thoughts
  • Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help – This app can teach you how to recognize thinking that interferes with achieving your goals in life and how to change that thinking
  • Daily Tracker – Use it to track your time, workouts, expenses, calories, food, weight, sleep, mood or anything else. It’s a complete all-in-one life organizer, which also lets you take notes, make lists, record voice memos, take pictures, attach maps and more.
  • DBT Self-Help – DBT Self-help is a tool that helps you manage overwhelming emotions, break destructive impulsive behaviors, navigate relationships and cultivate mindfulness. It contains skill descriptions complete with rationale and practice tips that will enable you to develop and practice the needed skills.
  • Gratitude & Happiness – Self-help Journal, Todo, Thoughts & Mood Tracker
  • PTSD Coach – This app provides users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.
  • Stop Panic and Anxiety Attacks – Use Panic Assistance audio to coach you when you experience a panic attack and to help you learn to tolerate and control the anxiety symptoms. It can also be used to assist with exposure therapy for Agoraphobia.
  • Stress Check – This research-based assessment tool provides users with an overall stress score that illuminates their current level of stress
  • Thought Diary Pro – Use to record dysfunctional thoughts in a diary with option to e-mail therapist report