College

There's an adjustment period for every new college student, which is often a result of newfound independence, a heavy workload, and peer influence. These changes commonly bring about anxiety, depression, and stress.


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Alarming statistics according to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness):

  • 25% of college students have a diagnosable mental illness

  • 40% do not seek help

  • 80% feel overwhelmed by their responsibilities

  • 50% have become so anxious that they struggle in school


Tips On Managing Mental Health In College

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  • Eat nutritiously

  • Develop a support network (friends & family)

  • Schedule self-care time

  • Avoid substance abuse

  • Get enough sleep

  • Be physically active

  • Seek professional help


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