College  |  January 23, 2024  |  Jorge Alvarez

Prioritizing your mental health through community

What you'll learn

  •  The relationship between college, friendship, and mental health
  • How to find community in college 
  • Ways to support yourself and your friends

Fact: college is a super fun, super stressful time. Also fact: making friends, balancing school, and prioritizing mental health are huge challenges for all college students. With tips coming from all angles, take mental health advocate Jorge Alvarez’s advice on how to put ‘taking care of you’ at the top of your todo list.

No matter how it feels, you’re not alone—turn to your community for support and be that support for someone else. For ways you can become a mental health advocate, here are a few resources to kickstart your journey:

If you ever want to talk to a professional, there are resources for you, too:

24/7 Crisis Hotline: 988
Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Crisis Text Line: Text TALK to 741-741


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