Health and Wellness

Stress

Crisis Services at Western
(M-F daytime)

phone or go in person

Student Development Centre

519.661.3031
4th floor
Student Services Building

Student Health Services (SHS)
519.661.3030 OR
519.661.3771
UCC Rm 11 (lower level)

After Hours Crisis Resources

Campus Community Police Service
- Emergency: Call 911
- Non-emergencies or inquiries:
519.661.3300

London Crisis Response Line
519.433.2023
Call 24/7 for phone crisis response

Stress is our body's reaction to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional response. Stress can come from any situation or thought that makes us feel frustrated, angry, nervous, or anxious and is most often caused by an existing stress-causing factor or "stressor."

Signs and Symptoms of Stress

As a  Western student, staff, or faculty member you will always have stress in your life, therefore, learning to manage and cope with stress is important.  Recognizing the signs at an early stage is key because multiple, unexpected, excessive or continuous stress can contribute to mental health problems. 

Resources

Learning Skills Centre

Website
Аssists with issuses related to academic stress such as time management and procrastination.

Writing Skills Centre

Website
Тhe site assists with issues related to academic stress such as time management and procrastination

Stress Prevention and Management

Website
Еducate yourself on ways that you can deal with stress in a healthy way

Resources for the Stressed Student

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