Over the weekend I received the following email in my inbox from a reader:
I'm just back at university, into my fourth year. I think I suffer from social anxiety disorder and have found it really hard at university the past three years. I have never been able to ask for help, but now I recognize that the way I act and think IS a problem and want to do something about it.
I dread every time I go to class, even though I have known the people for three years. I struggle to even speak during class, and have spent most of my spare time of this semester sitting in my room.
This is my last year of uni and I need help!!!
To the reader who wrote in, know that you are not alone. College and university can be a difficult time for those with SAD. It is unfortunate that you have struggled for three years but good that you are now ready to tackle the problem. Below are some resources to help you get started.
To the rest of the readers, do you have any suggestions? How have you handled college or university? Feel free to share your tips or advice in the comments section.
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