Life can be stressful, especially at university. Most students juggle heavy course loads with work, family and other commitments. Chronic stress is often made worse by crises, unforeseen events that can catch someone off guard.
As members of a community, we all care about the well-being of others. We also have a role to play in identifying others who are coping with crisis or difficulty. Recognizing the signs of distress, and responding with concern and interest, are important factors in helping students, friends and colleagues continue to be successful in their academic, extra-curricular or professional pursuits.
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