Stressors That May Affect Mental Health

  • Relationship breakups
  • Academic pressures
  • Poor grades
  • Financial stress
  • Social status pressures
  • Feeling alone or homesick
  • Feeling marginalized, misunderstood or like you don’t fit in
  • Concern or worry about your family members at home
  • Loss of day-to-day family or community support
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Inadequate sleep
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Grief
  • Gender and sexuality questioning
  • Friendship challenges
  • Sports team losses
  • Unmet expectations