College Students and Mental Health

Safe drinking tips for college students: Preserve your physical and mental health while under the influence

Alcohol plays a social role in many college students’ experiences, as they celebrate the end of final exams or football victories. While there’s nothing wrong with having a drink if you’re of legal drinking age, it’s important to have a game plan first, which is where our safe drinking tips…

How to succeed in college: Prevention and proactive strategies soften the transition

Returning to (or beginning) college can be some of the most precious times.  With so many life-changing and beautiful opportunities, college is exhilarating, but it can also be a stress-filled time.   Results from recent studies show that the high demand from academics, altering sleep and eating patterns, homesickness and…

Mental health and illness statistics among college students: Stress, depression, anxiety, and effect on academic performance

College can prove difficult for many different reasons: the most obvious is the stress and strain that come with performing well academically. But there are other stressors that prove significant. The stress that comes with balancing schoolwork combined with the stress of fulfilling other responsibilities and catering to one’s personal…

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