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Unformatted text preview: Mental Health Issues
Mary Peracca, MFT
Counseling Services 756-2511 Depression 15% of college students experience depression Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death Major Depression Dysthymia Bipolar Disorder Anxiety Disorders 7-10% of all college students Generalized Anxiety Disorder Panic Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Phobias Eating Disorders: Anorexia Below normal body weight Rigidly restricts food intake Menstrual periods stop or delayed Terrified of being fat, distorted body image Control issues Perfectionism, low self-esteem and/or depression Bulimia Nervosa Binge eating episodes Feels out of control Purges by vomiting, dieting, exercise, and/or laxatives Weight normal or near normal Competent high achievers Depressed, lonely, ashamed, low self-esteem Difficulty identifying & expressing feelings Binge Eating Disorder
Frequent binge eating episodes No purging behaviors Feels out of control Emotional eating Generally overweight, may diet Depressed, anxious, ashamed, low selfesteem Substance Abuse Disorders
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Alcohol & Drug Dependency Developmental Issues
Relationships Sexual identity Family issues Adjustment disorders Grief & Loss Homesickness Stress Counseling Services
Individual Couples Group Therapy Workshops Free & Confidential Call for Appointment 756-2511 Workshops & Groups Inscapes: Seminar For Self Discovery Respectful Empowerment Stress Reduction Helping Hand: Substance Abuse Support Group General Therapy Groups Phoenix Rising through Meditation Counseling Services Monday- Friday 8:00-4:30pm
Health Center, Bldg. 27, Room 136 756-2511 www.hcs.calpoly.edu/counseling/ e-CHUG: www.hcs.calpoly.edu /chug.htm Helping A Friend Share your concerns Describe behaviors of concern Focus on health Avoid labels like alcoholic or anorexic Listen, there may be a lot of denial Expect resistance, don't let it stop you Share knowledge & the need for help Offer assistance in seeking help ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2008 for the course EE 111 taught by Professor Deany.arakaki during the Spring '07 term at Cal Poly.
- Spring '07