Common stressors for college-age students:

  • Separation from family/friends/community
  • Transition to independent living in a new and unfamiliar environment
  • Greater responsibility for self with increased independence
  • Increased academic and social demands
  • Increased financial responsibilities
  • Exposure and exploration of new social and peer group, ideas, and behaviors
  • Increasing awareness/questioning/exploration of sexual identity and orientation

Resources and Publications about depression and suicide