College is an interesting experience. It can be fun, exciting, positive, and life changing. College can also be extremely stressful, like to the point where you are questioning whether it is actually worth it, or worse, if living is actually worth it.
When you are facing anything from stress, anxiety or depression, there are resources available for you.
Stress is the body’s reaction to harmful situations — whether they’re real or perceived. It is how the brain and body respond to any demand whether it is school, exercise, work, life changes, or traumatic events.
Anxiety is a general term that can cover several different types of disorders. All of them have nervousness, worry, fear, and apprehension in common. Sometimes the feelings can be overwhelming enough to manifest physical symptoms.