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
  • Read More

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.

AnxietyBC offers detailed self-help instructions to reduce anxiety.

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.

The AMSA wellness website External Icon provides information about preventative medicine and links to student wellness resources, including student-focused webinars and the Wellness Resource Guide.

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