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GEN: Mental Health Awareness

General Purpose Guide

Stress Awareness & Resources

Facts about Stress
  • 73% of Americans regularly experience psychological symptoms caused by stress
  • Poor nutrition and sleep deprivation are 2 of the top causes of stress. 
American Institute of Stress-Fast Facts
Stress and School
  • 75% of American high schoolers and half of middle schoolers described themselves as “often or always feeling stressed” by schoolwork.
  • 87% of college students say education is a significant source of stress

Stress Among K-12

Stress in America 2020-APA

Resources for Stress Management