College Students

Resources for College Students

Active Minds Mental Health Resources During Social Distancing

Active Minds Student Resources to Improve Campus Mental Health Culture while Remote

Web pages and information sheets on mental health and coping with the effects of COVID-19:

  • Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak - This information sheet from the World Health Organization (WHO) contains suggestions for coping with COVID-19 for the general population and specific groups including health care workers, caretakers of children and older adults, and people living in isolation.
  • Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty - This blog post from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) provides five suggestions for coping with the uncertainty due to COVID-19.
  • Coronavirus Anxiety: Helpful Expert Tips and Resources - This web page, updated daily by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), contains links to a wide variety of resources for coping with general anxiety and some specific anxiety disorders during COVID-19, including articles, information sheets, blog posts, and videos.
  • The Hope Center has outlined resources for supporting college students during this crisis.
  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America Psychologist Jelena Kecmanovic provides some science-based strategies and tips for coping with COVID-19 anxiety.
  • Safety on campus U.S. News and World Report article on staying safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • The Love is Louder Action Center provides resources and tips for taking care of physical and mental health and supporting each other during this time of uncertainty.



Students who already are managing existing mental health conditions should prioritize self-care during difficult times and should contact their clinicians if they have questions or concerns.

Resource descriptions include those compiled by the Jed Foundation  and The Suicide Prevention Resource Center.


West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute (WVDII)

Social Distancing can be a challenge for those in recovery. WVDII maintains a listing of online meetings and support for those in recovery.

AA Online Meeting Directory

AA – Online

AA COVID-19 Informational Page

Al-Anon – Online


In The Rooms: An Online Addiction Recovery Community

AA, NA, Dual Diagnosis, SAA (sex addiction), CPA(chronic pain)

NA Online Meetings “Addicts helping Addicts Recover”

NA – Online

NA COVID-19 Informational Page

Recovery Dharma: “Healing from Addiction with Buddhist Practice”, daily meetings via computer, smartphone or dail-in

Smart Recovery

WEconnect and Unity Recovery are partnering together to offer 4 daily all recovery meetings to anyone in the world.  Meetings will follow an open format and are available to anyone in or seeking recovery. 7 days a week:  9am ; 12pm;  3pm;  9pm ; All times are EDT.
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Sober Grid allows you to create online profiles and interact, support, and engage with other people in recovery using a platform similar to Facebook. You can also use the app to create anonymous check-ins about whether you’re sober or not, your mood, and what’s going on.

SoberTool is an easy way to track your clean and sober days. The app includes daily motivational messages and reminders to keep you on target

The WEconnect app provides you with daily reminders to stay on track with your recovery plan. You can create reminders to call your sponsor, go to a group meeting, or meditate—anything you need to provide that extra push.

AA Big Book - This app gives you access to the full text of the Big Book, along with a meeting finder, podcasts, prayers, and personal stories. You can use the app to bookmark meaningful passages, make notes on individual chapters in the comment section, and search for specific keywords.

12 Step Meditation Daily Reflections for AA, NA, Al-Anon- This app features hundreds of easy-to-follow guided meditations, as well as soothing music, prayers, and 12-step recovery audio.

 I Am Sober- to track your sober days and milestones, build new habits, and enjoy ongoing motivation from a community of people who get it.

Pink Cloud- locate meetings near you based on your location



Simple Habit


Stop, Breath, and Think


Insight Timer