Resources

Gateway to Hope University provides many resources, in English and Spanish, for those looking to learn more about mental health topics. 

Explore our resources below and understand the risk factors, warning signs, and treatments for mental health disorders to prepare you to support someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

Help yourself or a loved one by visiting the Mischer Behavioral Health Resource Center to talk to Grace, our friendly AI assistant, to learn more about behavioral health or addiction. Start your mental health training at the Gateway to Hope University Portal. Explore our support groups

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ADHD

ADHD, a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development and can cause a person to have difficulty sustaining focus. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders, mental health disorders characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one’s daily activities. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

  • Watch this video to learn about Anxiety Disorders.

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Behavioral Health Disorders

Behavioral Health Disorders that adversely affect physical and mental well-being, such as self-harm, video gaming, gambling, social media, shopping, sex, and porn addictions. Visit Mischer Behavioral Health Resource Center page for more information.

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, cycling mood changes that alternate between severe highs (manic or hypomanic episodes) and severe lows (major depressive episodes) with periods of normal moods in between. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

  • Watch this video to learn about Bipolar Disorder.

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Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder, an enduring patter of inner experiences exemplified by emotional dysregulation, self-damaging behaviors, and unstable self-image and interpersonal relationships. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Dementia

Dementia, a decline in cognitive functioning severe enough to interfere with daily life. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Depression

Depression, a mood disorder that affects how you feel, think, and handle daily activities and routines. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders, a serious illnesses that causes severe disruptions to a person’s eating behaviors due to obsessions with food, body weight, and shape. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), recurrent thoughts (obsessions) or rituals (compulsions) that people feel they cannot control. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia, a chronic and severe mental disorder that affects how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders

Substance Abuse, “an illness of the will” that is characterized by a repeated pattern of abuse that can result in tolerance, withdrawal, and compulsive drug-taking behaviors. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

Suicide

Suicide, the act of intentionally causing one’s own death. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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Trauma and Stress-Related Disorders

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), the psychological reactions that can develop following exposure to a traumatic or stressful event, such as childhood neglect, physical/sexual abuse, combat, physical assault, sexual assault, natural disaster, an accident or torture. Visit this page for information about symptoms, treatment, and more.

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