College Health & Safety

The Documents Every Parent Needs Before Sending Their Kids to College

Consider what health care documents need to be prepared in case of an accident or illness while their children are away.

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What Should be in Every College Student’s First Aid Kit

Make sure your child is prepared to take care of themselves in case of an illness or medical emergency.

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Whether your child is just starting out at college or heading back for a second, third or fourth semester, you want to make sure they're taking the best care of themselves while away from home. From stress to dirty dorms to studying abroad to bullying and more, here's what you need to know to keep them safe and healthy:

10 health issues to discuss with your college student

Is your child ready to make important health decisions? Do they know where to find useful resources?


College transition can lead to stress, anxiety, depression; what to watch for

One in four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 have a diagnosable mental illness.


Dirty dorms can be downright unhealthy

If you’re sending your child off to college, here are a few key items you’ll want them to pay close attention to.


Packing a helpful, healthy care package for your college student

A thoughtfully prepared care package can ease some of the anxiety of leaving for college.

How students can be safe and healthy when studying abroad

Prepare for a safe and healthy study abroad experience by following these travel health tips for students.


Impact of bullying and how to cope in college

While bullying can happen at any age, there are some specific things to consider if bullying occurs at college.


Improve your quality of sleep with these 5 tips

Take time to discover and fix the reason why you might not be getting enough sleep.