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How to Support Struggling Students

HOW TO SUPPORT STRUGGLING STUDENTS

Students may be struggling with stress and feeling overwhelmed. Fortunately, there are resources on campus that can help!

Are your students aware of campus resources?

Students report that many factors influence their academic performance. Impediments to success often include stress, sleep problems, anxiety, depression and relationship concerns. Do your students know where to get help?

MSU’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers free and confidential counseling for all MSU students.

Are you prepared to refer students to appropriate resources?

Faculty may find themselves facing challenging conversations with some students. Are you comfortable identifying and approaching distressed and/or at risk students? Are you prepared to refer students to counseling? CAPS offers several resources to assist you and your students:

For more information about these and other CAPS resources call 973-655-5211 or go to www.montclair.edu/counseling-and-psychological-services/