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Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression


Introduction to Depression

Many people who suffer from depression don’t even know it because they do not feel sad… answer this series of questions and learn more about depression.


Blue Meter

We all feel down and blue from time to time. It’s natural to feel sad after we lose someone, when a relationship ends or work becomes overwhelming. But sometimes we have trouble bouncing back, our bad mood begins to affect our daily life and we get too blue. Take this quiz and see if you might need a mood boost.


Test Anxiety Self-Test

Tests! They can be so frustrating and scary. Sometimes you study and study just to be disappointed afterwards. Other times, everything just clicks… Take this test (try not to be too anxious about it- there are no grades) and rate your test anxiety.


Falling Behind

Hear this girl’s story on how she may have put the blame on the wrong person when she falls way behind in her schoolwork.

Note: The results of these self-tests are not intended to be a replacement for an evaluation by a mental health professional. If you believe you are experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety or another mental health problem, you should see a licensed clinician.

West Virginia University offers drop-in counseling for students every weekday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, where students can simply come to room 227 in the new Health and Education building on the Evansdale campus and tell the receptionist they want to speak with a counselor. No appointment is necessary.

Students may also make an appointment by calling 304-293-4431. If this number is called after hours, the WVU Department of Public Safety will take the student’s phone number, and immediately contact the Carruth Center staff member on duty, who will assist him or her.

If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).