Great thoughts on addressing mental health, specifically addressing college life, but it’s still wonderfully applicable for all ages.
I didn’t realize that there was such a huge stigma around mental health until I got to college. It was almost as if everyone believed that if you had any sort of mental health issue, it meant that there was something wrong with you or that you had something to be ashamed of.
This is not true.
What people fail to realize is that everyone has to take care of themselves mentally. Just as they do physically, emotionally, socially, etc. Your mental health can be affected in a million different ways, especially in college. You’re starting the next chapter of your life and that’s a big deal. It can also be scary. It’s okay to be scared! In fact, it’s normal and much more common than people realize.
Every single person that I know (and that you know) has dealt with some sort anxiety. But it’s important to remember that…
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