Returning to campus after a long and relaxing break can be a difficult transition. If you find that you are feeling fatigued, withdrawn or isolated or are noticing a change in sleeping patterns, you may be suffering from a common mood disorder like depression.
It is important to know that if you or a friend is experiencing these symptoms, you are not alone. 31% of college students report feeling some level of depression during their second semester and University Counseling Center staff are here to help. Feel free to call us at 275-3113 to set up an appointment to talk.
And remember, if you feel that you need to test your mood at any time during the year, our anonymous online mental health screenings, which can be accessed by visiting the Screening for Mental Health website. By taking a screening, you can find out in just a few minutes whether you may be experiencing symptoms of depression and will point you in the direction of finding treatment near you.
We hope that you are looking forward to a fresh start and a successful spring semester!
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