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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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How to have the best back-to-school transition

A recent graduate reflects on what transition angst feels like, and our counselor suggests resources and strategies that help.
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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Talk it out: The science behind therapy and how it can help you

Rate this article and enter to winNew class expectations, new living situations, and navigating newfound independence can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re loving your student life,...

Maintaining a Routine During Vacation

The Importance of Keeping a Routine-Even Over BreakByJessica Brokenshire, BSW, MSW Candidate     Everyone looks forward to the breaks between semesters, mostly because we can finally catch up on sleep and there is no...

Mental Health Screening

Anonymous self-assessments can be taken online at https://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/Kutztownorat the kiosk located in the MacFarland Student Union
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Check your anxiety: Students share what works (and what doesn’t)

Rate this article and enter to winGrades. Roommates. Relationships. Competition. Decisions. Obligations. Finances. College life is filled with stress generators. Stress is normal, but it can cause anxiety, and sometimes that anxiety becomes severe...
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Brain awareness week

This month (March 16—22) brings us Brain Awareness Week: seven days in the year when scientists tell us how much they’re learning about our brains and ask for funding so they can learn more....