Uniquely Human explores the mind-body connection in a variety of ways and acknowledges the powerful impact that poor mental health can have on our physical health, personal relationships, and general outlook.
We hope that the techniques provided as part of the Uniquely Human experience provide a proactive first step to managing your mental health on a daily basis. But we also understand that in times of crisis or personal loss, other professional mental health interventions might be needed.
The following resources are meant to provide further guidance for those looking to support their mental health or that of others.
If you or someone you love is experiencing a mental health crisis or having thoughts of suicide, please don’t wait to act. Contact one of the crisis lines below for help and access to resources.
Crisis Text Line
Connect with trained crisis counselors
Text “HOME” to 741-741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free and confidential emotional support
Call or text 988
The Trevor Project
Resource for youth who identify as LGBTQ+
Adult Crisis Line
24/7 hotline operated by Seven County Services
Adolescent Mental Health
Seize the Awkward
Tips for having uncomfortable conversations with friends about their mental health.
Society for Adolescent and Health Medicine
Provides a thoughtfully created listing of adolescent mental health resources, including apps and tech services, mental health medication guides, and helplines.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Essential information to help teens and young adults access the mental health support they need. Includes information on how to talk to friends or parents about your mental health.
Provides meditations, sleepcasts to help with falling asleep, music designed to boost focus, and more. Free trial available.
Free app to help users practice daily meditation and mindfulness exercises.
Improve health and happiness with this app designed to reduce stress and anxiety. Free trial available.
Get recorded, encouraging words from the kindergarteners at West Side Elementary in Healdsburg, California
Read more about the project here: https://www.npr.org/2022/03/06/1084800784/peptoc-hotline-kindergarteners
Mayo Clinic Health System
Learn about the positive mental benefits that can result from expressing gratitude.
How adult coloring relaxes the brain.
American Psychological Association
How time in nature improves mental health and sharpens cognition.