Counseling Center

Healthy Coping Skills

What are Coping Skills:

Coping skills are what individuals use to deal with stressful situations, anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders. 

Benefits of Coping Skills:

Coping skills will help an individual to address and be proactive in handling the situation. Coping skills can be different from person to person. Coping skills are most effective when utilized on a regular basis as needed by a person.



Mindfulness Coping

Mindfulness skills help a person stay  centered in the present moment. These techniques can assist with a variety of problems including stress, anxiety, and depression.

Mental Wellness
Wellness Activities

Different activities can help us cope with mental health struggles. From going for a run to allowing yourself to cry, there's usually something that can help in any given moment. 

Self Care

It is important to listen to your mind and body to understand what you need. Self-care is the act of giving yourself what you need. 




*Disclaimer: This page is meant to provide education about coping and basic suggestions for healthy coping strategies. The content of this workshop is not meant to replace therapy and is not considered mental health treatment. If you are in crisis or find yourself needing more support please call the UToledo Counseling Center at 419-530-2426.

Last Updated: 6/27/22