Stress Management

81.4% of USC students have felt overwhelmed by all they had to do at least once in the last year.* What are some warning signs of excessive stress and anxiety?
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Excessive weight gain/loss
  • Sudden illness
  • Increased risky behaviors
  • Racing thoughts / forgetfulness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
If you are feeling stressed and overwhelmed, UofSC Student Health Services has resources to assist you.*Source: USC National College Health Assessment, Spring 2015

Come in for a free Stress Management Consultation!

1:1 with trained professional health educator Identify personal stressors and how it manifests itself physically Obtain strategies to manage stress in a personalized manner
  • Practice non-judgmental acceptance & positive self-talk
  • Learn new strategies to cope
  • Develop a plan to improve your stress management
Use biofeedback to see how you personally respond to stress Schedule an appointment by calling 803-576-9393 or walking in to the lower level of the Strom Wellness & Fitness Center during Campus Wellness business hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

What are other campus resources for stress and anxiety?

Student Health Services hosts a number of Stress Related Presentations and Workshops: https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cw/students/presentations/ Counseling and Psychiatry offers a individual, group, and couples counseling to students: https://www.sa.sc.edu/shs/cp/ Campus Recreation offers group exercise classes: https://campusrec.sc.edu/group-exercise-classes/ Sustainable Carolina provides free weekly Yoga Classes: http://www.sc.edu/greenquad/

 

Keep up with stress-busting events through the semester!

Events are open to all students and USC community members:

 

Pet-A-Pup

      • September 13, October 25, November 29 and December 6. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thomas Cooper Library. 

Stress Management Events

Wind Down Wednesdays

Every Wednesday from 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. in room 301 in the Russell House.

Wellness Wednesday: Stress Less for Success

Dates for this event, coming soon. Check back in the early fall semester

Changing Carolina Peer Leader Stress Less for Success De-Stress Fest

Dates for this event, coming soon. Check back in the early fall semester
 

Things you can do right now to manage your stress:

 

Call or Stop by Campus Wellness for More Information about Stress Management: Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center (lower level): 803-576-9393

 

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