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PSA Assignment : 

PSA Assignment Stress Among College Students

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Could you guess how many students at your school feel overwhelmed?

30%. About one in every three college students feels overwhelmed for most of their time spent at school. : 

30%. About one in every three college students feels overwhelmed for most of their time spent at school.

10% of college students in America have been diagnosed with depression, and these numbers continue to rise. : 

10% of college students in America have been diagnosed with depression, and these numbers continue to rise.

So what is the best way to put a stop to this issue? : 

So what is the best way to put a stop to this issue?

So what is the best way to put a stop to this issue? : 

So what is the best way to put a stop to this issue? Raise awareness. By educating yourself and fellow students, you can take the right measures to minimize the stress in your life.

What are the types of stress? : 

What are the types of stress?

What are the types of stress? : 

What are the types of stress? For students, it can be broken down into two categories

What are the types of stress? : 

What are the types of stress? 1. Academic For students, it can be broken down into two categories

What are the types of stress? : 

What are the types of stress? For students, it can be broken down into two categories 1. Academic 2. Social

What are the types of stress? : 

What are the types of stress? For students, it can be broken down into two categories 1. Academic 2. Social Finding the right balance between these is crucial to relieve stress

Common sources of stress for students : 

Common sources of stress for students

Schoolwork : 

Schoolwork Managing exams, papers, and a challenging courseload

Social Stress : 

Social Stress Making new friends and finding time to maintain current relationships

Pressure : 

Pressure From yourself, your teachers, or your family

Stress can have mental and physical affects : 

Stress can have mental and physical affects

Stress can have mental and physical affects : 

Stress can have mental and physical affects Drastic weight gain or weight loss Anxiety disorder Dropping out of college Fatigue In extreme cases, depression and suicide

So what can you do to avoid stress? : 

So what can you do to avoid stress? Be Healthy Maintain a balanced diet and get at least 30 minutes of exericse a day Try to get at least 7 hours of sleep per night

So what can you do to avoid stress? : 

So what can you do to avoid stress? Know your limits Don’t be afraid to say no to distractions like friends and parties If you have work to do, stay in and get it done. Your friends will understand

So what can you do to avoid stress? : 

So what can you do to avoid stress? Talk to someone Let your friends, parents, or teachers know how you are feeling and help you

If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone : 

If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone

If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone : 

If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not alone Visit the campus counseling center to talk to a professional Or, call someone who is willing to talk 301-314-HELP 301-314-7651

Don’t let stress run your life. : 

Don’t let stress run your life.