ASU Prep Digital is committed to the well-being and success of our students both in and out of the classroom. Many students face significant stressors in their lives, which can interfere with personal and academic goals. For some, this can result in thoughts of self-harm or suicide.
We understand that it can be difficult to know when to be concerned about yourself or a peer. While it may look or feel different for everyone, please click here for signs to look out for that may indicate distress or significant emotional concern.
If you or a peer need help, it is important you know there are steps you can take and you don’t have to go through this alone. Find a list of resources below and if you aren’t comfortable reaching out for professional help yet, please know your parents, teachers, and learning success coaches are here to support you.
- Crisis Response Network is an Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to connecting individuals to the help they need. The network’s Find Help tool can be used to learn more about their services, read personal stories, and find facts on mental health.
- To Write Love On Her Arms is a non-profit organization aimed at providing help and support to those who are struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. Their FIND HELP tool can be used to locate counseling in your area.
- Crisis Text Line is a not-for-profit organization that provides free crisis help via text message 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visit their website to learn more or text ‘START’ to 741-741 to begin with a trained Crisis Counselor.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline– 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
- Find a list of the International Suicide Hotlines here.
- For emergency situations, please call your local police department via 9-1-1.
Stress and Balance
Stress is a natural part of life. We experience stress in varying degrees daily. Getting a handle on stress helps to create balance. Some signs of balance include:
- Mindfulness: Living in the present moment rather than worrying about the past or the future
- Time management: Making good use of your time so that you attend to the important priorities in your life
- Regulating emotions: Recognizing and expressing your emotions in constructive ways
- Prioritizing sleep: Setting an effective sleep routine so that you get enough sleep to rest your body and mind daily
- Coping: Skill in finding constructive ways to manage challenging situations
- Relaxation: Ability to bring the body and mind to a calm state of being
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