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The Counseling Center at WKU understands and promotes information on coping for its students and faculty. Here you will find resources to guide you in coping, including but not limited to dealing with depression and anxiety, reframing your emotions, and taking tough advice. In addition, on this page you will find a blog series on Coping with the Covid-19 pandemic.


My Mental Health

My Mental Health #WKU Resource Guide

College should be challenging, but not overwhelming.
All students struggle at times with worry, sadness,
loneliness, and even anger.

MyMentalHealth #WKU was created to help you when
life gets a bit rough.

This site can provide advice to help you put a name to
what you are feeling and resources for self-help and campus services.


Coping During the Covid-19 Epidemic




what can I do to relieve stress

Here are some ideas to relieve stress and practice self care while also practicing social distancing: 

Be creative: write, paint, journal, play music, etc.

Practice yoga or meditation exercises

Breathe deeply and slowly

Try something new

Go for a hike outside (remember social distancing)

Find new ways to be with friends virtually

Play online board games

Stream a movie together

Start a book club

Listen to a podcast

Play video games



Helpful Videos

Dr. Karl Laves -Productive Shaking 
Dr. Karl Laves- Advice For Faculty & Friends 


  Dr. Karl Laves -How much do you have to worry

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 Last Modified 9/17/20