By Dr. Sophia Havasy
The JED Foundation and WebMD have joined forces to present a special report on "Preparing for College: The Mental Health Gap". It is very exciting to have this information available in a mainstream context.
The JED Foundation report of 2015 addresses the importance of “emotional preparedness” in successful college launching. They define emotional preparedness “. . . as the ability to take care of oneself, adapt to new environments, control negative emotions or behaviors and build positive relationships.”
As a professional who has worked with young adults and their families for successful college launching, their work provides important resources for college students and those preparing to go to college.
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