For some people, summer means fun in the sun, outdoor barbecues, far-away vacations, no homework, and plenty of time to relax. But for many other people — especially students — summer can be an extremely stressful time of transition.
At college, students have their friends, classes, extracurricular activities, and other things keeping them constantly busy. When summer hits, it can feel like a loss of purpose, and for students with mental health issues, it can be detrimental to recovery.
Here are some tips and ideas on how to take care of your mental health and what you can do during summer break.