Anxiety, Depression and More
Life gets turned upside down, inside out and backward as student-athletes transition to college life. So much of what was normal expectations in terms of academic performance, athletic achievement and self-confidence gets challenged when the athlete feels like they are on their own. It is certainly not surprising to see so many college-aged students struggle with their mental health during these years. It is not abnormal, it is very prevalent, and it is something that can get better with a little assistance. An article in Inside Higher Ed by Scott Jaschik explores the rates of anxiety and depression in college students. Click here for the entire article and know there is always someone that is willing to help. Speak with your athletic trainer for a direct referral to our Director of Sports Psychology.