Mental Health Topics

Mental Health - GPS LifePlan

  • The GPS LifePlan "Personal Plan" brings together many resources for maintaining well-being. The Mental health resources on this site includes general information and also specific disorders.


Depression is a common, real and treatable illness. Access these helpful resources:

Anxiety Disorders


  • Dealing with divorce -- many topics including making it work for children (from Psychology Today).
  • Other topics on divorce -- managing finances, telling the kids, new relationships, managing your "emotional roller coaster."
  • Healthy divorce: How to make your split as smooth as possible -- an article from the American Psychology Association.

Grief and Loss

Grief brings on a whole different set of emotions... profound sadness, anger, disbelief, fear, worry about the future, and many more. It is often helpful to talk with others about loss, but everyone grieves differently. If you need to talk about your situation, contact the counselor.

  • Grief and Loss -- Topics include: Grief and healing, miscarriage, loss of job, loss of a pet, etc.

Relationship Issues

When you register for classes, you don't always know what life has in store for you. You may have an unforeseen breakup with your partner or have important issues that occupy your thoughts instead of your coursework. If you need help with relationship difficulties, talk with the counselor.

Parenting and Child Development

Parenting is an awesome responsibility. In a world so demanding of time and resources, how can we give our children what they need to grow and thrive?