Students Mental Health Problems

Young students, many are away from family and their primary support system, they need to understand how to identify signs and symptoms in themselves. The agenda of this blog is how to identify the signs and symptoms of modern mental health issues for teenagers or college issues and when and where they required help to deal with these challenges. Paradigm Intune, led by Dr. Smita Gouthi, is helping students to cope up with their challenges for the past many years. On the basis of our past experience, we have attempted to discuss a few of the mental health challenges in students.

First, it is important to know that student mental health challenges are common these days and one can overcome easily with a couple of sessions with professional help. Therapists, doctors, and other professionals can help you in dealing with such issues. You did not need to face it alone. We know that one can feel sad, anxious, stressed, and restless at some point in time, these all normal. The problem is when your feelings are excessive this condition can generate problems in your subconscious mind. And yes remember, you are not alone, one in five students facing mental health problems in this modern scenario. In this blog, we included some of the major mental health challenges faced by students.


Depression is a common and serious medical disorder that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act on something. Fortunately, it is also treatable. These days depression is a very commonly seen issue among college students. In most cases, students feel hesitant, to tell the fact, and seek help. We all feel unhappy and restless all the time it is not depression. Common Symptoms of Depression-

  • Feeling alone
  • Constant mood swing
  • Feeling restless
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Feel like self-harm
  • Loss of interest in hobbies and daily activities


Low levels of anxiety and stress are commonly seen problems in young students. Sometimes the student does not like socializing with others and feels to live alone and restless this can happen with anxiety also. Anxiety is a combination of physical and psychological symptoms used to describe a- 

  • Feeling unease
  • Worry and fear
  • Sweating and dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Headache


A lot of students facing relationship problems in this modern era. Each relationship having positive and negative aspects whether it is between a couple, parents or friends. If you are facing issues in any of your relationships, you must find the solution as it can harm the relationship in long term. With parents, there is a common problem of misunderstanding where young minds do not want to listen to their parent’s point of view and vice versa.

At the time of college, students also fall in their first relationship with the opposite sex. With the emotions on high, they feel hurt when it doesn’t work out or fail in their relationship. This affects the overall efficiency of the student’s performance. 

If you feel that you may be facing any of the issues mentioned above or something else bothering your mind, feel free to get in touch with paradigm Intune now. Dr. Gouthi is an experienced and internationally certified professionals. She is comfortable to council with. If any of the mental disturbance remains unaddressed, they can become life-threatening. Dr. Smita Gouthi is a well-known student mental health counselor who can help you and your friends to deal with modern health challenges.


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