The Problem Of College Students Essay

747 Words Nov 9th, 2016 3 Pages
Do you know someone who is stressed out over college? I know sometimes I feel like I can’t handle it anymore. I think it would be an excellent idea to have classes that will help you when you’re stressed out or feel like giving up for college students. If mental health classes were included in our tuition or if we had a choice to have it included I believe it would help a lot of students. Having a class that helps students cope with college reasons to show students that they aren’t alone. Which gives the appointee to be able to talk to others knowing they’re not alone and you will be able to talk to others that have the same problem. There are facts about college students that about “80 percent say they often or sometimes experience daily stress and 34 percent have felt depressed at some point in the past three months also, 13 percent have been diagnosed with a mental health condition such as an anxiety disorder or depression”. The worst part is “9 percent have seriously considered suicide in the past year.” All those numbers could be cut if we had a class to help us while we’re at school.
I know I struggle in school. I have never really been good at school, but I told myself not to give up because I believe in myself and I want to make my family proud. When I was in 3rd grade one of my teacher’s noticed that I was struggling in class; I had to go to the doctor, and I got diagnosed with Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD). I use to take medicine for it while I was in…

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