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Spend your spring break in a positive and healthy way


Spring break 2015 is upon us! We know it is a much needed respite from midterms, papers, clubs, other school functions and summer planning. However, it is important to spend this time in a positive and healthy way, so you can return to school ready to take on the rest of the semester. Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Going home from school at any time can be a difficult adjustment. Keep communication open with your family and friends about how you are feeling, especially if you have been struggling in any way at school.
  • If you do choose to drink during Spring Break, remember to use moderation, drink water frequently and look out for yourself and your friends. Nothing is worth endangering your wellbeing. Stay true to yourself and only do what makes you feel comfortable and safe.
  • Looking for a different way to spend your time off? Consider volunteering or supporting your community in some way. A number of nonprofit organizations offer Alternative Spring Break options. Check out these ideas from ProjectsAbroad
  • Try not to spend your short time off stressing about school, work, or what other people are doing for their vacation. You deserve a break – enjoy it!

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