There are many online tools you can engage with independently, in addition to, or in place of individual or group therapy at CAPS. Similarly, there are many self assessments you can take to evaluate your mood and decide whether or not to seek additional support. Here are some online tools CAPS recommends:
SilverCloud is a free online mental health tool that can help students develop skills for managing stress, anxiety, sleep, and depression. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy principles, the self-guided program can be accessed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. It’s a great way to actively engage in self-help and develop healthy coping skills. SilverCloud is only accessible to UVA students with a valid virginia.edu email address. Sign up today!
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health. ULifeline is a project of The Jed Foundation, a leading organization working to protect the emotional health of America's college students, and was developed with input from leading experts in mental health and higher education.
AlcoholScreening.org helps individuals assess their own alcohol drinking patterns to determine if it is likely to be harming their health or increasing their risk for future harm. By answering a few questions, AlcoholScreening.org can offer you information about safe guidelines for drinking and your currently level of risk for potential harm to your health and well-being.
Mindwise Innovations is powered by the behavioral health professionals at Riverside Community Care, and their toolkit includes online tools and trainings that provide guidance to those struggling with depression, opioid and substance use, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, and more. Start here, click on Mindwise Toolkit, password = mw205. (Please note, password is case-sensitive.)