Check Your Mood!

By , December 7, 2010 9:39 am

This entry has been taken from the Counseling Center’s blog, Shrink Rap.

If you’re a student, December means more than upcoming holiday fun with family and friends. It means crunch time, with looming final exams and due dates for final projects and papers that are coming fast. These stressors can be overwhelming, leaving many students feeling anxious or depressed.    

 During this vulnerable time, it is critical students take steps toward a healthy holiday. One of these steps is to do a mood check by taking a quick, free, anonymous online screening.  

University of Missouri- Kansas City is offering these screenings, which can be accessed by visiting www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/MISSOURI. These screenings will help students determine if the stress they are feeling is a sign of something more, such as a common but under-diagnosed mood disorder, and how to get help if needed. The screenings are so quick to complete that they won’t add to your already hectic schedule. 

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