Stress

Check out this quick video about stress management from the American Psychological Association about stress in America.

Quick Facts

Causes

  • Lack of sleep

  • Poor nutrition or physical health

  • Weak support system

  • Major life changes​​

  • Trauma

Symptoms

  • Feeling overwhelmed

  • Headaches

  • Insomnia

  • Mood swings

  • Changes in appetite

  • Concentration difficulties

  • Worsens other mental health disorders

Ways to Reduce Stress

  • Exercise daily​​

  • Set goals & track progress

    • Keep a journal or planner

  • Practice relaxation

    • Yoga & meditation​

  • Self-care​​

  • Meet nutritional needs

  • Time management

  • Get sleep

  • Reach out to a friend or trusted adult

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