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Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional Wellness

Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness encompasses optimism, self-esteem, self-acceptance, and the ability to experience and cope with feelings independently and interpersonally. Emotional wellness includes: practicing self-care; fostering inner resources and resiliency; finding unique ways of coping with stressors; creating satisfying relationships; empathizing with others; and being realistic about expectations and time; and knowing when to ask for help.

8 Dimensions of Wellness, (UMD) University of Maryland’s Your Guide to Living Well. [Last accessed October 13, 2022]. Available from:


​​​​​​Local Emergency Resources

  • Counseling Services (8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday): 410-857-2243

  • Campus Safety (24 hours a day, 7 days a week): 410-857-2202

  • Carroll Hospital (24 hours a day, 7 days a week): 410-848-3000

  • Mobile Crisis (24 hours a day, 7 days a week): 410-952-9552

  • Express Care Urgent Care Centers (8:00am-9:00pm, 7 days a week): 410-848-3990 

  • U.N.I. Urgent Care Center (Sundays 8:30am-8:30pm and Monday-Saturday; 8:30am-6pm): 410-751-7480

  • Rape Crisis Intervention Services of Carroll County (24 hours a day, 7 days a week): 410-857-7322

  • Psychiatric Urgent Care at Sheppard Pratt: An alternative to the Emergency Room: 410-938-5302

National Emergency Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK

  • Trevor Hotline (Suicide Hotline for LGBTQ Youth): 1-866-4-U-TREVOR

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE

  • National STD and AIDS Hotline: 1-800-CDC-INFO

  • Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860 

  • Substance Abuse Referral Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP

  • First Call for Help: 1-800-492-0618

  • Text Capable Emergency Resources
    • Crisis Text Line: Text "HOME" to 741-741

    • Crisis Text Line for Student's of Color: Text "STEVE" to 741-741

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