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Help Yourself Campaign @ UCM Library

This initiative strives to connect UCM students with library resources on topics that may be difficult and stressful for individuals to learn about or discuss openly due to contextual factors in their lives.

Mental health

Locate books with these subjects and call numbers James C. Kirkpatrick Library in the 3rd Floor Stacks or in our Online Resources.

College Campus Mental Health

RC 451.4 .S7

Suicide Awareness

  •  RC 569 

Stress Management 

  • RA 785

Therapy Options

  • RC 484 –RC 489

Body Image

  • BF 697.5

Animal Assisted Therapy

  • RC 489 .P47
  • RM 931

Anxiety & Panic Attacks

  • RC 531
  • RC 535


  • RC 537


  • BF 637 
  • RC 489.M55


  • BL 627
  • BF 637

Body Psychotherapy

  • RC 489.M53

Care to Act

Care to Act

As part of the UCM Office of Health Promotion, the Care To Act approach supports each campus community member in making a positive difference on our campus in these four areas:

  • Interpersonal violence
  • Substance misuse
  • Bias and discrimination
  • Mental well-being/suicidality

These concerns affect the well-being and safety of everyone.

How does the Care to Act program work?

Care To Act includes these primary components:

  1. Overview for students: the online engage program logo overview course
  2. Conversations that build communityfacilitated, in-person group conversations that focus on how to be engaged and caring community members
  3. Network creation and expansion: purposeful connection with existing campus programs and services that support and promote a community of care

For more information, contact Tori Wilson, Care To Act Coordinator, at  

Campus Resources

Resources from UCM Counseling Center 

Part of Campus Community Health at UCM, the Counseling Center offers a variety of free services to enrolled students, and is a safe place to work through any concerns you have about school, relationships, your job, or any other part of your life.

For more information about walk-in appointments, counseling for individuals, relationship counseling, group therapy, workshops, and more, visit the Counseling Center's page or visit in-person in the Humphreys Building, Room 131.

Suicide Prevention and Other Mental Health Resources

If you think a student is in IMMEDIATE danger of attempting suicide, call 911, or UCM Public Safety at 660-543-4123, or take the person to the nearest Emergency Department (in Warrensburg that's Western Missouri Medical Center, 403 Burkarth Rd.

If you believe a student may possibly be suicidal, share that information with one of the following people or offices:

  • Corey Bowman, Associate Vice President for Student Experience and Engagement, at 660-543-4114 or Administration Building, Suite 214
  • Counseling Center at 660-543-4060 or Humphreys Building, Suite 131
  • Public Safety at 660-543-4123 or 306 Broad Street (24 hours, 7 days a week)
  • A readily available university employee, such as Housing staff, a faculty member, student organization advisor, or any other University employee with whom you are familiar
  • You can also call 988, the national Suicide & Crisis Line.

On-Campus Mental Health Resources

  • Anonymous reporting - Use this form to anonymously let the Student Experience and Engagement office know about unsafe, potentially harmful, dangerous, violent, or criminal activities, or the threat of such activities.
  • Ask.Listen.Refer. - This easy to use program was designed to help faculty, staff, and students at UCM prevent suicide by teaching you to identify people at risk for suicide; recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide; and respond to and get help for people at risk.
  • Title IX/Sex Discrimination and Sexual Misconduct
  • 24-Hour Title IX Support Line: 660-441-4855
  • University Health Center:  660-543-4770, 600 S. College Ave. 
  • Office of Health Promotion: 660-543-8947, 600 S. College Ave. (inside the University Health Center)
  • Office of Accessibility Services: 660-543-4421, Elliot Union 224

Crisis Phone and Text Lines

If this is a crisis, call or text one of these:

Stress Management Tips

Watch Well Cast. 2013.  "​Stress Management Strategies: Ways to Unwind." Accessed from Youtube on February 17, 2023.

Check out the Mindfulness page to learn about mindful stress management practices.