What is Emotional Wellness?
Emotional wellness is about coping effectively with life and creating positive relationships. It inspires self-care, relaxation, stress reduction and the ability to develop inner strength to meet life’s challenges.
Mental Health is Health
Need a mental health self-check? Need resources? Mental Health is Health aims to normalize the importance of emotional health, create conversation and establish connections to mental health resources.
University of Tampa Counseling Services provides alcohol and other drug assessments, psychoeducational groups, 1-1 counseling, and referral to treatment as needed. Please contact email@example.com or call (813) 253-6250 to make an appointment.
- BetterHelp is an online counseling service that is covered under the student insurance, United Healthcare Student Resources for non-emergencies only.
- Here is a guide on how to get the most out of online therapy.
- Spartan Support Program
- How to Help a Student In Distress
- Student Disability Services
- Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs, Addiction and Recovery
Mental and Emotional Health Resources
- A Guide to Navigating Mental Healthcare
- Characteristics of Resilient People
- Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life
- Mental Health in College (A Student's Guide to Recognizing Disorders, Seeking Help, and Promoting Wellness)
- Mental Health Resources
- Mental Health Screening, Keyword "Tampa"
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
- National Eating Disorders Association
- Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
- The Importance of Self-Care
- Top 5 Mental Health Problems Facing College Students
- Verywell Mind - Know More. Live Brighter.
- Veterans Crisis Line
- BIPOC-Focused Resouces
- 10 Things Worth Trying During Times of Stress and or Crisis
- An Overview of Stress Management
- A Student's Guide to Managing Stress
- Dealing with College Stress
- Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend | TED Talk
- Social Support: Tap This Tool to Beat Stress - Mayo Clinic
- Stress in America: Generation Z
- Surviving Stress and Anxiety in College
- VAR: An Active Minds Guide for Everyday Challenges
Anxiety and Depression
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America
- Depressive and Bipolar Support Alliance
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline
We understand that the COVID-19 situation may be creating a sense of panic, anxiety, and unease. We encourage you to practice mindfulness, the act of being engaged and aware of the present moment, to keep you anchored in the present, while your mind may be wandering into the past or into the future. There are several ways to creatively practice mindfulness. Here are a few:
- UT’s Ajivar App for resiliency, mindfulness, meditation, and emotional intelligence
- Other meditation apps such as Headspace, Calm, or Insight Timer.
- Utilizing your spiritual connection to stay grounded and spiritually fit.
- Intentional, mindful movement (yoga, running, walking, weightlifting, etc.)
- Getting Started with Mindfulness
- Guided Mindfulness Audio Recordings
- 7 Mindful Eating Tips
Ajivar is here! FREE for All UT students and staff and available 24/7.
- Ajivar can help you improve your emotional intelligence, resiliency, and mental health.
- Ajivar Real YOU Community will connect you with instant peer-to-peer support. It is a safe place where you can talk anonymously about anything JUDGMENT FREE. “ You are stressed about a class, COVID is impacting your health, your boyfriend broke up with you, your mom is annoying…whatever the topic.”
You are not alone - talk with the Ajivar App or talk with your peers on Real YOU! Ajivar also provides Ooz challenges, personalized meditations, and journaling.
Easy as One - Two - Three and someone is here for you.
- Download Ajivar.
- Sign-up with your UT email address.
- A verification code will be sent to your email that you will use for activation.
If you have any questions about the Ajivar app, please contact the Wellness Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grief and Loss
- American Counseling Association: Grief and Loss
- Grief and Loss: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Grief and Loss Resources for Educators (National Education Association (NEA)
- Coping with Grief and Loss
- Grief and Loss Resource
Mental Health/Well-Being Apps
Need to Get in Touch?
401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: (813) 257-1877
Fax: (813) 257-1878
Normal Hours of Operation:
Monday–Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer Hours of Operation:
Monday–Thursday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
In an Emergency Situation?
Campus Safety* If you are in a life-threatening situation, call 911 before calling Campus Safety:
* If you are in a life-threatening situation, call 911 before calling Campus Safety.
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay:
National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
National Crisis Text Line:
Dial HOME to 741741
The University of Tampa Victim Advocacy Hotline: