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Common Student Concerns

Students typically come to the Center for many different reasons. Counseling may be of help to you if you are experiencing problems with any of the following:

  • Difficulty with concentration, motivation and organizing your time
  • Anxiety, depression, loneliness
  • Adjusting to college and being away from home
  • Test anxiety
  • Questions about choosing a major or career
  • Concerns about relationships
  • Being stressed out by all the demands of college life
  • Avoiding alcohol or drugs abuse
  • Wanting to be more assertive or improve your self-confidence
  • Wanting to improve your family relationships
  • Questions about your sexuality
  • Not feeling like your "old" self
  • Dealing with your parent's divorce
  • Attention-deficit disorder
  • Eating too much or too little
  • Thinking about ending your life
  • Grieving over the death of someone close to you
  • Difficulty taking care of your normal "day to day" life
  • Sleep problems
  • Worrying about the well being of someone close to you
  • Recovering from unwanted sexual contact or violence
  • Carrying a secret that you've never told anyone, but wish you could
  • An unplanned pregnancy
  • Other personal problems

Online resources

Strengthofus.org is an online community where young adults, ages 18-25, provide mutual support in navigating challenges and opportunities before, during, and after the college years

Campuscalm.com offers free tips, articles, and student discussions

Studentsofamf.org is a site for college students grieving the illness or death of a loved one.  

Itgetsbetter.org is a site designed to support LBGTQ youth. 

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