Get Help - Talk it Out


Sometimes in spite of your best efforts you can't seem to get out of the stress cycle. This is a good time to reach out and get some help. Bottling up or ignoring stress will only make it worse. By sharing your thoughts and emotions with a friend, family member, coach, counselor, or clergy, you might get a different perspective on your stress, or find a method to relieve the sense of being overloaded.

The goal for any of these discussions is to understand what your stress triggers are and to develop a plan to reduce them to a manageable level, or even eliminate them.      

On-campus resources include:

If at any time you feel so overwhelmed that you are afraid you may harm yourself, seek immediate help by calling the Suicide Prevention Hotline or 911. This is an emergency and is nothing to be ashamed of.