Feelings: it’s not unusual to feel stressed, anxious, down, angry, or distracted as you navigate college life. Everyone has ups and downs. But if these feelings persist or get in the way of your ability to function, you may be dealing with a more serious mental health issue. If you were in physical pain, you’d see a doctor to find out what’s wrong. Your mental health is just as important.
Learn more here about how to check yourself, from getting a mental health screening to visiting a counseling center. You can use the anonymous Self Evaluator to learn if a treatable mental health problem could be affecting you or a friend. Be proactive about your mental health: it’s the first step to feeling better.