College can be a time of great change, which can sometimes be overwhelming and trigger feelings of depression. If you are feeling constant stress or prolonged sadness for weeks or months at a time, you may be experiencing depression. It is important to seek help so that you can be treated and begin the process of recovery.

If you are experiencing feelings of depression, use the resources below or contact a counselor for help:

Symptoms of Depression

Loss of interest or enjoyment in activities you once enjoyed
Change in weight
Difficulty sleeping or oversleepingEnergy loss
Feelings of worthlessness
Thoughts of death or suicide

If you are experience thoughts of suicide, call for help! Dial 1-800-273-TALK or tell someone you trust about your feelings.

Resources for Depression

National Institute of Mental Health
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
National Alliance on Mental Illness
org – Online Community for Young Adults