Courtesy of the JED Foundation.
If you've found recent political campaigns and the election to be emotionally challenging and dramatic, here are a few tips for you to manage the stress. Click the Jed Foundation link for descriptive details:
- Stick to your routine.
- Take care of yourself.
- Engage in pleasurable and meaningful activities.
- Limit your social media time.
- Limit substance use.
- Limit political debate and argument.
- Spend time with supportive friends and family.
If you have tried these steps but are still feeling very stressed, down, or in despair, you should consider seeking help from a mental health professional. Visit ucc.nd.edu to learn more about counseling services at Notre Dame.