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Mental Health Awareness: Readings and Resources

Resources and reading. May might be Mental Health Awareness Month, but we want to help year-round.

Finding Solutions

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Whether you need mental or physical health care, help with your studies, have financial or legal concerns, need a job or advice preparing for your career, or require special assistance, SIU can offer you guidance, resources, and support. All you need to do is ask for help. To see the SIU resources and services that are available to you, check the Solution Finder.

Non-fiction Suggestions

Crisis Lifeline

call or text 988 to reach the suicide and crisis lifeline

Call or text 988 or chat if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis, 988 provides a 24/7 connection to confidential support. There is Hope.

Fiction Suggestions

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