We usually learn coping methods (as children) from watching our parents.
That fact might be a good thingonly if our parents knew how to adequately cope with lifes stressful situations. Students are loading every minute of the day with studying, attending classes, volunteer work, internships, part-time jobs, athletics and much more. And, all too often, stress relief at college revolves around binge drinking, recreational drugs and casual sex–not exactly a healthy way to cope.
A mental health resource points out some interesting facts regarding how the average American chooses to handle stress: