Self Help


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The Let Out: drop-in group for BIPOC students every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 5:30pm in the IME Office This is not group therapy but a place where students can drop in with questions about mental health, how to cope with stressful events around them, and to gain some skills for coping.

?Coming Soon? bubble in blue and yellow above ?Microaggressions Group? Microaggressions Group (Coming Soon!)
Group therapy Tuesdays at 5:00pm
If interested, please contact the Counseling Service at 503-768-7160 or Christabel Léonce at

Pio Support Network Group Flier


Free weekly virtual drop-in meditation sessions are led by the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. Open to anyone interested in learning how to live more presently in life.

Eating Recovery Center (ERC) and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center (Pathlight) offer free, trained facilitator-led, support groups for those struggling with eating disorders and mood and anxiety disorders. These support groups provide support, resources and education on mental health and recovery.

There’s an App for that: Apps that may help you to monitor your moods or build skills.

Referrals Website, Office of Student Accessibility:  This webpage offers a variety of links to searchable databases of off-campus providers, including LC’s new MiResource platform.  In addition, you can find guidance on this page for how to find the right provider for your needs.

Self Help Screenings: We now offer a link to a confidential and anonymous online screening program.  You can see whether you might be experiencing depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder, a gambling problem, an eating disorder, or even symptoms of psychosis. You can also see whether you might have a problem with alcohol or other substances.  The screening program will provide you feedback about whether it might be wise to seek help.  

Self Help Virtual Pamphlets, Everything from Alcohol and Substance Use to getting help with Writing; there are over 31 Pamphlets

Coming Out as You, Information from the Trevor Project for LGBTQ to guide people in coming out

Queer Resource Center, The QRC is a resource center serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, omnisexual, polysexual, pansexual and allied community at Lewis & Clark College.

Map of Gender-Inclusive Restrooms on Campus (To order your own All-Gender restroom signage)

Help a Friend In Need is a community guide for Facebook users to help college students identify potential warning signs that a friend might be in emotional distress and in need of help.

NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. has a new page that is dedicated solely for college students in need of some advice or help with their college lives.

Downloadable Meditation Audio