Dealing with Anxiety and Stress
It’s one of the top three reasons students visit Personal Counseling. Learn about the different forms of anxiety and ways to overcome them.
- Relaxation Room
Visit the Personal Counseling Relaxation Room in Reed 1, which features a biofeedback machine to help you de-stress.
- Tips for a Successful Relationship with Your Roommate
Learn about the basis for discussion, negotiation, and compromise.
- Seasonal Affective Disorder and Winter Blues
Erie often earns the title of snowiest city in the U.S. If you’re feeling a change in your mood as the winter progresses, check out these symptoms and solutions for SAD and the winter blues.
- Sleep Tips
Read about UPenn's top ten ways to get a good night's sleep.
- Stress Management Tutorial
Learn about the different types of stress, identify your stressors, and learn to manage or cope with stress.
- Test Anxiety Tutorial
Learn how to alleviate nervousness and tension before and during exams.
- 50 Ways to Take a Break
Learn about the benefits of taking breaks to relax, de-stress, and clear your mind.
- Wellness Wheel
Take this short, fun quiz to help you find out how well-balanced you are.
Talking to Someone Who Can Help
- Disabilities and Learning Differences
Contact Disability Services for support services and reasonable academic accommodations.
- Educational Equity and Diversity Programs
The Office of Educational Equity and Diversity Programs supports and serves as an advocate for diverse populations within the college community.
- Health and Wellness Center
Learn about a variety health education programs related to alcohol, marijuana, sexually transmitted diseases, nutrition, and more.
- LGBTQA Resources
Contact the Office of Educational Equity and Diversity if you have concerns related to an open, safe, and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, and queer students at Penn State Behrend.
- The Personal Counseling Office
You may encounter a great deal of stress during your college years — whether it be academic, social, family, work, financial, etc. The personal counselors in Reed 1 can help.
- Additional Counseling Resources
- Mental health providers in the Erie region.
- Mental health providers near Penn State campuses.
- Religious and Spiritual Support
Explore a multitude of faith traditions in a compassionate, open-minded setting through our Campus Ministries.
- Self-Help Resources for Veterans
See a list of local and national resources to help returning veterans address common concerns that may impede a quality university experience.