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While it can be difficult to assess a negative situation for oneself, in my experience, there are some notable signs that it might be better to take a medical leave and get support than it would be to struggle through another academic semester. What are those signs?
"Normally, it’s little things like that that usually get me on edge and make me nervous. That first day of school, the first day of classes, those mindfulness exercises helped me so much. I was patting myself on the back."
College Re-Entry Student Awa shares how change doesn't happen overnight, and how you’ll still have moments where you ask, “what am I doing?” Then overtime she says, you’ll start to slowly see things change, much like her move of leaving for China.
I want people to hear my story so they know they are not alone.
We're thrilled to announce a new partnership that will bring our resources in front of The Mighty's wide-reaching readership.
College Re-Entry Student Addie Ballard opens up about how overwhelming college could be and how she found the program to be stepping stool to stand on in terms of her own mental health.
A College Re-Entry mentor shares her experience in helping a young adult struggling with a psychiatric disability find hope in rebuilding her life and seeking a brighter future.
College Re-Entry Student Shannon Pagdon shares the story of how she found stability in her life despite struggling with her diagnosis of Schizophrenia.
We take into account each of our own food preferences and restrictions, all while integrating and building upon different cooking skills. It's a real kick to try out things that no one has ever tried before—even some of the students chose to prepare and grill a squid!
Through this first-of-its-kind event, panelists shared stories, research and statistics and provided mental health resources for parents as their children prepare to leave home. The ultimate goal was to expand our network and de-stigmatize mental illness through education.

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