Mental/Behavioral Health

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College can be a difficult time for many students in any circumstance. It is normal to feel stress; in fact it can be healthy. However, when stress and anxiety go unmanaged, the effects can threaten the well-being of the individual. To help not only yourself, but also others recognize when their mental/behavioral health could potentially be at risk, read the following material. Also consider visiting some of the additional resources for more information.

1. Be aware of behavioral health issues.

  • Worried and/or anxious more than usual
  • Depressed or unhappy
  • Sudden emotional outbursts
  • Struggles sleeping
  • Weight or appetite changes
  • Quiet or withdrawn
  • Feeling guilty or worthless
  • Changes in behavior or feelings

3. Seek professional help from the Student Health Center.