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Flyer for Stress and Sleep Workshop.

Stress and sleep affects students

October 9, 2019

Santa Rosa Junior College People Empowering others to Realize Success Coalition (PEERS) will conduct a stress and sleep workshop from 4–6 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Bertolini Student Center to help students cope with the stress and sleep deprivation of...

On Friday over 2000 students and community members marched to advocate for climate change, and many expressed their motivation to take action resulted from the effects climate change have had on their mental health.

High Temperature, high anxiety: How the declining environment erodes student mental health

September 27, 2019

While many students come to college expecting to explore their interests and find a fulfilling way of combining those interests with a career, their world is no longer so simple.  In light of recent climate change effects being felt by students around t...

CBD: A natural remedy for today's ills?

CBD: A natural remedy for today’s ills?

April 3, 2019

Anxiety. Insomnia. Depression. Headaches. As the pressures of survival in present day Sonoma County mount for local students, so, too, do the health consequences. For some students, the negative effects of stress can lead to the abuse of alcohol and re...

Inside Bertollini Hall Jenna Bozzetto, 20, crams for her Soc 30 final next week. “It feels like a few weeks worth of material packed into a few days of completion,” Bozzetto said in regards to pre-finals stress. “I’ve gotten a lot less sleep, and between the sleep deprivation, studying and working I’ve had anxiety and it’s changed my mood.”

Finals stress takes its toll on students

December 13, 2018

Santa Rosa Junior College student Jessica Mendoza has too much to do and too little time. Between working 36 hours a week at a restaurant in Rohnert Park, taking nine units at SRJC and making time for friends and family, Mendoza says reading textbooks can sometimes fall by the way...

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