In the Fall 2011 National College Health Assessment Survey of over 25,000 college students, mental health issues had a significant impact on students’ academic performance. In particular, stress, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression were those most frequently cited as responsible for causing students to do less well than they otherwise would or could have.
Fortunately, mental health professionals can help college students to address these (and other) issues in constructive ways, so that students are able to reach their full potential and make the most of their college experience.
The UHS Counseling Center at UMass Boston is available to help students identify and access the most appropriate services for their particular situation.
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