Charles lost interest in everything from attending classes to playing soccer because of his depression. With the time he spent at College Re-Entry, he regained the focus and motivation needed to do the things he loved the most.
Being with people in the same boat helped me manage my social anxiety as I went back to school.
Ambar shares how the College Re-Entry program helped her get out of isolation and return to college, after dropping out because of grief and psychosis.
Fran’s son stopped going to classes multiple times, but he only missed two snow days at College Re-Entry and is now studying to be a math teacher. Learn more.
College Re-Entry and Alumna Nelly Featured in the Article
By Julie Wolfson, LMSW
What you eat can have an impact on your overall mental health and on your symptoms if you have a mental illness. It can also help you manage your stress and affect the chemicals in your body.
This fall we added a life skills track that now includes resume writing, interviewing, public speaking, budgeting and cooking classes.
By focusing on some little things, such as learning to get to class on time, College Re-Entry student Jackie was able to restart her education after five years away.
Returning to college after a summer away can be exciting, and it can also be nerve-wracking, particularly if you are going away for the first time. Being on campus comes with social and academic stress, so it is especially important if you struggle with mental health to know what resources are available and to make plans to connect with them before you arrive on campus.
College students, especially those who are dealing with mental health challenges, find final exams stressful. Here are some tips on how to tackle the work and practice self-care at the same time.