This resource, Managing the College Stress Epidemic, allows an eye-opening look at mental health at the university level of education, including an analysis of symptoms, potential triggers, and treatments available. It is indispensable information for students and parents alike.
Universities are well informed of how common stress is among many college students and try to offer assistance with many different programs centered on prevention and treatment.
On top of the help that schools can offer, you can also take it upon yourself to do small things throughout your day to help combat stress. One thing that can have a dramatic effect is getting sufficient sleep each night, and yet most students don’t prioritize it. Rest, exercise, and eating well not only help fight stressors, but they also contribute to a better overall state of health — which can be the key difference between scholastic failure and success.
Another major reason to highlight good coping methods: people all too often use negative coping techniques that will make the problem of stress worse over time. A lot worse. Severe alcohol misuse, illegal drug usage, and unprotected sexual encounters are just three common ways students damage their lives to relieve stress.
A nice starting point to staying positive, well, and keeping anxiety at bay is to continue reading below.