Encountering occasional difficult times is a very normal part of the college experience. Most college students deal with some stress related to academic preparation, transitioning away from home or transitioning to adult careers, financial concerns, relationship issues, etc. However, for some students the stress level becomes so overwhelming that they have difficulty functioning socially, academically, spiritually or even physically. There are a variety of ways that you can manage life's stressors in a healthy way. Please visit the links below and/or schedule an appointment with The Wellness Center to begin lowering the level of stress in your life.
Click here to request a program or presentation. For more information contact the Wellness Programs Director, Amanda Gowin at (573) 592-5256 or Amanda.Gowin@westminster-mo.edu
- Understanding Stress: Symptoms, Signs, Causes and Effects http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_signs.htm
- Stress & The College Student
- Managing Stress: A Guide for College Students
- The American Institute of Stress