Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, a disorder that affects an estimated 3-5% of adults in the United States. Left untreated, ADHD can contribute a variety of difficulties in an adult’s life.
Anxiety becomes a problem when symptoms of feeling worried or fearful are more generalized and when they are severe enough to interfere with healthy functioning, including school.
Tests are a normal, though often dreaded, part of the college experience. It is common to feel stressed or anxious, but some students experience test anxiety at a level that is physically distressing and interferes with performance.
Bipolar disorder, which used to be known as manic-depressive disorder, causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and ability to carry out day-to-day tasks.
“Coming out” is a psychological process or journey of exploring your sexual orientation and sharing that orientation with others. The decision to come out is always personal.
Because college often involves many challenges, transitions, and demands, it is not unusual for college students to become depressed.
Eating disorders involve consistent unhealthy behaviors in which an individual under or over-consumes food to the detriment of their physical and mental health.
Grief is an emotionally painful response to loss. The more significant the loss, the more intensely grief is experienced.
Humans are social beings. We depend on relationships with others for survival and fulfillment. These relationships require time and attention in order to be healthy and beneficial.
Mindfulness is a practice for helping things come together in a way that allows you to focus on things in your life of the greatest importance.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a condition that may significantly interfere with a person’s daily functioning, including school, work, and relationships.
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition that can occur after you have experienced or witnessed a traumatic event.
Relationship violence is a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to establish and maintain power and control over the other partner.
Self-esteem is your overall opinion of yourself, and your beliefs about your abilities and limitations.
Self-harm refers to injuring oneself without the intent to end one’s life. It is sometimes referred to as non-suicidal self-injury.
Research shows that individuals who feel their sexual behavior is out of control often experience underlying mental health issues
Sleep deprivation in students has been linked to poorer test performance and lower GPAs. Sleep affects concentration, memory and the ability to learn.
College students typically experience high levels of continuous stress, so it is important to understand exactly what it is and how to manage it.
Substance misuse refers to the harmful use of substances for non-medical purposes in ways that may lead to health, social, legal, financial, or other problems.
If you or someone you know is currently experiencing suicidal thoughts and need help, please reach out
Gender identity is complex. Give yourself time to understand your experience fully. Learn as much as you can about transgender experiences, rights, options, and resources.