During this unique time, we are providing additional mental health resources for our UNC Genetics and Molecular Biology students and faculty. This list may be updated regularly. If you should have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to Jeff Sekelsky or John Cornett in the Curriculum offices. We are here to help!
Mental Health Resources during Remote Learning due to COVID-19: Mental health can be a challenge during this global health emergency. These are stressful times and it makes sense to be anxious. There are things you can do to help yourself. Counseling and Psychological Services is open and making appointments via Zoom.
More numbers you can call to talk to a counselor (external to UNC)
- Talkspace – 24/7 access, no appointments or commuting needed, can switch therapists at no extra costs, flexible plans (not instant — need to register)
- BetterHelp – World’s largest counseling service, 100% online, can do messages, chat, phone, video sessions – (not instant — need to register)
- Psychology Today – find a therapist, how to work remotely, and more
For Coronavirus concerns, please visit these resources
STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES:
- Student Wellness Counselor Amanda Hall, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist-Associate, can provide for a wide range of services to BCB students. Email to schedule and appointment. Advisors can also discuss concerns with Amanda, who can then reach out to the student (confidentially – discussions with the student will not be disclosed to the advisor or any other faculty member).
- Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) CAPS offers a variety of services, including walk-in (no appointment) consultation 9-12 and 1-4 weekdays (9:30 on Fridays) [see also COVID-19 note below].
- Group therapy by CAPS
- Anxiety and stress management training
- Stress and anxiety and meditation and mindfulness resources