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What are reliable and credible resources for students with mental health?

As someone who is currently working working and paying for school and would like to receive help for mental health . What are some resources available for students that are relatively low cost but widely available and accessible for students with disabilities?

What are some resources that you use to seek support?

#CollegeMentalHealth
#Anxiety
#Depression
#Selfcare
#EatingDisorders
#ImposterSyndrome
#MentalHealth
#College

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Pain, you won’t destroy me.
I repeat to myself, like many other mantras to live through relentless chronic illnesses #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness

<p>Pain, you won’t destroy me.<br>I repeat to myself, like many other mantras to live through relentless chronic illnesses <a class="tm-topic-link mighty-topic" title="Chronic Pain" href="/topic/chronic-pain/" data-id="5b23ce6f00553f33fe98ff5b" data-name="Chronic Pain" aria-label="hashtag Chronic Pain">#ChronicPain</a>  <a class="tm-topic-link mighty-topic" title="Chronic Illness" href="/topic/chronic-illness/" data-id="5b23ce6f00553f33fe98fe39" data-name="Chronic Illness" aria-label="hashtag Chronic Illness">#ChronicIllness</a> </p>
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What activities do you do to help manage your own stress and practice self care?

As someone who is graduate school I am trying to manage stress and anxiety and give myself grace but push myself. What are some activities you do to make sure your practice self care and stay in a healthy mental safe space when you feel overwhelmed and burnout?
#Anxiety #CollegeMentalHealth #CerebralPalsy #Selfcare #Stress

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I would first like to say thank you to my support system of my family, friends and co-workers.

I’m greatful that I am in a graduate program especially for my major of speech language pathology.

I began my journey of becoming an speech languag pathology in January. I am also working as a SPED TA . I am doing my graduate school work virtually.

I have noticed that it’s hard for me to manage all of this at once. I noticed when I’m in school I feel like I’m drowning even though I’m only taking two classes and the stress of making a B- or better this a requirement for my major has taken a toll on me mentally. I love my major and the knowledge I am gaining. I just feel like I don’t belong in my major or at my university because it seems inaccessible but it I want that to be the reason why I make a difference.

These feeling of sadness, imposter syndrome and anxiety are scary for me because it’s all new to me as someone who loves learning.

I am hoping I am not alone in these feelings?

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Speech Language Pathology Graduate School and Paraprofessional
#SLP #CP #Anxiety

Hi everyone I know I haven’t updated in quite a while. I have now graduate with my Bachelors in Communication Science and Disorders.
I just completed my first semester of graduate school as a speech language pathology major. I am working as a paraprofessional or a special education teach assistant.

As I reflect back on these moments. I realized struggle with time management. I also need to learn to find my voice and advocate for myself. I no in my heart of hearts I want to be an SLP and change the field for the better. I just need to prioritize myself and my studies as I go into the next school year and next semester.
#MentalHealth #CollegeMentalHealth
#Dyslexia

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Exactly why I always, everywhere, to everyone-tell my Entire story about living with severe treatment-resistant depression
#Depression

<p>Exactly why I always, everywhere, to everyone-tell my Entire story about living with severe treatment-resistant <a href="https://themighty.com/topic/depression/?label=depression" class="tm-embed-link  tm-autolink health-map" data-id="5b23ce7600553f33fe991123" data-name="depression" title="depression" target="_blank">depression</a><br><a class="tm-topic-link mighty-topic" title="Depression" href="/topic/depression/" data-id="5b23ce7600553f33fe991123" data-name="Depression" aria-label="hashtag Depression">#Depression</a> </p>
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I think I may have been a little too honest

<p>I think I may have been a little too honest</p>
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Stupid little crisis plan

Today my therapist and I created a shared google doc and began outlining a crisis plan starting by identifying where my baseline is and working up in distress from there. But like, I kind of don’t want to use it… Using it takes effort and a general desire for my well-being. And I don’t really think I’m worth that effort anymore. As long as I just make it through the semester without totally failing my classes, why does it matter how I coped to make it through? It’s stupid but I’m mad about the crisis plan, I don’t want one, I don’t want to fight myself anymore. I’m too done to care. Sure, no one can make me use it. But I feel like I have to because 1) if I continue not to my therapist might have me hospitalized and that’s not happening 2) if my brother or other family members found out I’ve turned back to selfharm it would really stress them out and I don’t want to be a burden to them. So now I have a crisis plan, and a promise that I will try my best to use it and thereby prevent or at least significantly reduce any future relapses. But honestly I’ve lost sight of what the big deal is, I’m not trying to kill myself. Isn’t that enough?

#Selfharm #CrisisPlan #MentalHealth #CollegeMentalHealth #Therapy #DBT #DialecticalBehaviorTherapy #Anxiety #Depression

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