Resources and Screenings

Check these out for more information about wellnes and mental health.

Are you concerned about yourself?

Self-Screening Tools

Want to learn more about mental health?

  • Ask Alice
  • Mental Health and Drug Information
  • DUKE Diagnosis
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The Centre for Clinical Interventions External Icon provides detailed information about a variety of mental health topics, including coping with depression, panic attacks and perfectionism.

Upstate's Student Counseling Service offers this video on recognizing and responding to anxiety in your own patients.

Wondering if you might have a problem with substance use?

Alcoholics Anonymous External Icon offers a peer-led support group program for individuals struggling with alcohol abuse. They also offer an open group specifically for physicians and physicians-in-training in the Syracuse area. This group meets at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month at Syracuse Community Health Center External Icon.

The Mayo Clinic External Icon offers comprehensive information about substance abuse/dependence External Icon, risk factors External Icon, and treatment External Icon.

Want to learn more about wellness and stress management?

THRIVE External Icon is Student Counseling's monthly e-zine for students, faculty, and staff. Each issue focuses on a special wellness topic and provides reflections and practical suggestions to incorporate into your life.

Pathways to Wellness provides programming, education, and resources to students and employees of Upstate to promote a culture of health and wellness. Contact Upstate's Wellness Coordinator, Suzanne Brisk, MS, CWP (464-4260), for more information.

Sign up for a daily wellness-related tip External Icon or browse information about wellness External Icon from the Cleveland Clinic External Icon.

Are you a married and/or parenting medical student? Check these out!

Medical Marriages External Icon by Gabbard, G.& Menninger, R. (1988). American Psychiatric Publishing.

Doctors' Marriages: A Look a The Problems and Their Solutions External Icon by Myers, M. (1994). Springer.

Surviving Residency: A Medical Spouses Guide External Icon to Surviving the Training Years External Icon by Math, K.(2008). IUniverse.

The Medical Marriage: Sustaining Healthy Relationships for Physicians and Their Families External Icon by Sotile W. & Sotile, M. (2000). American Medical Association Press.

Mom MD: Connecting Women in Medicine External Icon

New Media Medicine: Parents at Medical School Forum External Icon

Are you a non-traditional student?

From All Walks of LifeNontraditional Medical Students and the Future of Medicine External Icon

Student Doctor: Forum for Non-Traditional Students in the Health Professions External Icon

Website of the National Society for Nontraditional Premedical and Medical Students External Icon