Additional Counseling Resources

Student life comes with its share of stress and responsibilities, which can at times become overwhelming and make you feel more vulnerable. According to the National College Health Assessment, 87% students felt overwhelmed, 85% felt exhausted (unrelated to physical activity) and 71% felt very sad any time within the last twelve months (ACHA, 2019).

Well-being is a necessary condition for you to strive, both in your personal and academic life. Remember that we are here to provide support during difficult times.

Our counseling team is looks forward to meeting with you during walk-in hours or scheduled appointments. Contact us if you would like to know more about the following topics or other resources available to you as a student at AUP.

 

SUICIDE PREVENTION 

Suicide is often considered a taboo topic but learning to talk about it can save a life. Our counseling services are here to evaluate the risk and urgency when a student is experiencing anxiety, depression or suicidal thoughts. Reach out for advice, support or to learn about a range of services that may help.

 

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT PREVENTION 

AUP pledges to provide a secure and safe environment where every student is treated with dignity, care and respect. In case of a sexual assault, the counseling team is here to accompany you throughout the legal and healing process, and to provide you with resources and referrals for support.

 

ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE 

Alcohol and other drug use are a concern on all college campuses –AUP is no exception. We are committed to helping students make healthy decisions about alcohol and other drugs. Book an appointment with one of our counselors or therapists to discuss resources for preventing and treating substance abuse.

 

SUPPORT FOR OUR DIVERSE COMMUNITIES

We’re proud of our diversity at AUP and expect all members of our community to be treated with respect and dignity. Connect with a guidance counselors to discuss your unique situation or to access a network of therapists specialized in working with black students, students of color, LGBTQ+ students and other members of our diverse community.

 

TIME MANAGEMENT

Doing well academically means attending classes, making time to study, handing in assignments and passing exams according to deadline. Getting organized will give you a clearer picture and help you balance your academics with your personal life.