There are a multitude of factors that can influence a college student's academic success and lifestyle. Below are some recent statistics from various sources that highlight the pressures that a student may struggle with...
Source: American College Health Association’s National College Health Assessment, Spring 2014 Reference Group Executive Summary. Retrieved 5/31/17 from http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-student-mental-health/
The percentage of college students seeking counseling who report anxiety is 61%. Other concerns include depression (49 percent), stress (45 percent), family issues (31 percent), academic performance (28 percent) and relationship problems (27 percent). Source: Center for Collegiate Mental Health 2016 Annual Report. Available at http://ccmh.psu.edu/publications/.
Here are some other resources that can be a helpful in minimizing the influence of these important factors:
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