Tip of the Week: ULifeLine

Tip of the Week: Learn More about ULifeline

ULifeline is an online resource for college students struggling with mental health issues. Watching a friend struggle emotionally or hurt themselves by abusing drugs and/or alcohol, cutting, or behaving recklessly can be stressful. It’s hard to know what to say or do. But, as a friend, you may notice signs of a problem that others don’t see. Since unaddressed emotional health issues can lead to serious consequences such as addiction, dangerous behaviors, and thoughts of suicide, it’s important that you don’t ignore these signs. Trust your instincts if you have a gut feeling that something is not right with your friend, you should act on it.

Be the difference for a friend by learning the signs of a problem and how to help.

For more information about ULifeline, please visit our NOVACares website at http://www.nvcc.edu/novacares/index.html

ULifeline links that may be good resources for you are listed below.

How to Tell if a Friend is Struggling http://www.ulifeline.org/articles/468-how-to-tell-if-a-friend-is-struggling

What You Can Do To Help http://www.ulifeline.org/articles/469-what-you-can-do-to-help

How to Talk to a Friend Who is Struggling http://www.ulifeline.org/articles/470-how-to-talk-to-a-friend-who-is-struggling

Noticing Problems on Facebook & How to Help A Friend http://www.ulifeline.org/articles/467-noticing-problems-on-facebook-how-to-help-a-friend

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