Have you got a child at University? Are they happy away from home? Do they struggle to return to Uni after holidays? Maybe you are a student and dread the University troubles and anxiety when returning after a trip home. You maybe anxious and worried, you may even be depressed. University life is a time of change for everyone and is a strange mix of excitement, anxiety and not everyone copes with the change and disruption in their lives.
There are many factors that can affect how parents and children cope with starting at University and then the return after a period at home during holidays. There are many challenges that are commonly faced by students and not all of these will get discussed with parents, such as:
- Study pressure
- Adjusting to new, University life
- Coping with increased alcohol
- University troubles and anxiety about change
- Leaving home for the first time and home-sickness
- Lack of sleep
- Self-management and diet
What may start as a small issue for the parent or student, can develop rapidly and become all-consuming and damaging for well-being and good health. There maybe a reluctance to discuss concerns with other family members, further adding to the build-up of tension and there maybe a reluctance to talk to the support teams at the University.
If there are any developing concerns or you are finding things difficult, then there is support available so you don’t have to struggle alone, be you parent or student. Sometimes all you need is someone to talk to, someone who will listen and help you put your life into order and gain a brighter perspective on the changes in your life.
North West Psychology are a team of specialists, based in Liverpool, who can help you to cope with University troubles and anxiety, or having a child away from home. They can help you develop a support plan, to help you through the difficulties faced with University life and help ease the tension surrounding the changes taking place.
If you, or anyone that you know may need support then call North West Psychology now and arrange your confidential meeting.
0151 378 1080
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