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Between virtual learning, the cancellation of beloved events, and fewer chances to socialize safely, the pandemic has taken a toll on college students this year. No surprise that many college students report their mental health has taken a turn for the worse.
Read on for ways to identify if your kid is wrestling with anxiety, depression or plain-old burnout. And if so, what you can to do help.
No matter how excited your child is to start college, it's likely that they have some worries as well.
Yes, even if your child assures you that they feel super chill, keep in mind that they may not be able to verbalize exactly what their concerns are — especially because their fears may be largely based on unknown variables. What if I hate my roommate? What if my roommate hates me? What if I fail all my classes? What if I blow my scholarship? What if I get homesick?
The time is coming soon. Really soon. Your child is off to college in just a few short weeks.
There's probably a lot you want to say before they go, but those conversations can be hard. Also, let's be real: Many teens are pretty great at tuning out so-called parental wisdom. (At least mine are!)