5 Tips for Navigating the Stress and Anxiety in College

College is an exciting time for many young adults. It’s a time of newfound freedom, opportunity to expand one’s social network, develop new friendships, engage intellectually and consider one’s future career paths. However, it can be a challenging and stressful time for many. To read the tips please click the link to the full article below.



What Parents Need to Know About College and Binge Drinking

The feeling of sending a grown child off to college for the first time can be described as a strange mixture of pride, relief and severe anxiety. What do parents need to know as their adult child takes this big step?

The first piece of good news is that your voice matters. Your child might not tell you, but when researchers have asked them about your influence, they find that parent attitudes and the rules you put in place during their development are major influences on their risk-taking behavior.

Learn more about:

  • What is binge drinking?
  • Why do kids binge drink?
  • How do I talk about binge drinking with my son or daughter?

Click here to read the full article from The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids



Maine university helping students get through college sober

The Bangor Daily News writes, “Starting in August, USM plans to open a space on campus aimed at helping students in recovery…”

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