Many college students are introduced to a wide variety of challenges – ones they are going to have to deal with on their own. Most college students are moving away from their parent’s household and realizing the responsibilities of an independent lifestyle. Along with an independent lifestyle, college students are particularly prone to stress, and the majority experience stress because of unpredictable academic commitments, financial burdens, poor eating habits, and lack of time management skills. According to Jenny Haubenreiser, President of the American College Health Association, “Stay alert to stress, anxiety and emotions. Demanding academics, too many social activities (or failure to make friends), homesickness or money problems can easily lead to stress, depression or worse” (Michelle, n.d.). Furthermore, this generation’s college student has access to multiple social media websites in order to stay connected. However, it can be easy to have an unhealthy relationship with social media. This video and pamphlet is an easy way to promote and encourage a healthy college lifestyle.
Public Health Education and Promotion | Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Dixon, Kelcie and Wilson, Genia Paige, "Keep a Healthy Lifestyle on a College Student's Budget" (2014). Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577). Paper 28.