Students counter stress and depression with exercise

Students work out at the CSU-Pueblo Rec CenterPhoto by Dustin Cox It’s not unusual for students to experience varying degrees of stress, anxiety, and depression as they encounter both academic and non-academic stresses during their college experience. Non-academic stressors can include personal relationships, work life, and family, and because of the pressure of managing all aspects of college life, mental health issues have increased among students. Seventy-five percent of mental disorders are diagnosed before the age of 24, according to a study done at Penn State University. For traditional college...