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Counseling Center
University of Mississippi

Mental Wellness

The following links contain information regarding online resources, mental health issues, and personal growth. Some of the links will direct you to web sites not owned by the University of Mississippi; while we believe these resources contain useful information, the University is not responsible for content on these sites.


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Emotional Self-Care

Activities that help you connect, process, and reflect on a full range of emotions

  • Examples of emotional self-care:
    • Seeing a counselor
    • Writing in a journal
    • Creating art
    • Playing music
  • Resources:

Practical Self-Care

Tasks you complete that fulfill core aspects of your life in order to prevent future stressful situations.

Physical Self-Care

Activities you do that improve the well-being of your physical health.

  • Examples of physical self-care:

Mental Self-Care

Any activity that stimulates your mind or your intellect.

  • Examples of mental self-care:

Social Self-Care

Activities that nurture and deepen the relationships with people in your life.

  • Examples of social self-care:
    • Brunch with friends
    • Going on a date
    • Making time to call your family or friends regularly

Spiritual Self-Care

Activities that nurture your spirit and allow you to think bigger than yourself. Spiritual self-care does not have to be religious, although for some it is.

Test Anxiety

Click the links below to check out facts about test anxiety and tips on how to reduce it!

What is Test Anxiety?

Strategies to Reduce Test Anxiety and Increase Your Performance on Test Day

How to Overcome Test Anxiety

Practicing Healthy Sleeping Habits

Benefits of a Good Night’s Rest! (1)

Substance Abuse Services

At the University Counseling Center, we understand that alcohol abuse can be a significant problem on college campuses.  Our philosophy is one of acceptance, respect, compassion and support for the individuals we serve.

For a complete list of local AA Meetings, go to

For a complete list of local Al-Anon Meetings, go to