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Resources for Parents

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When your student begins their university career at UC Irvine it can be a stressful experience for you. You need to know that we can partner with you in helping your student succeed. It’s important that you not neglect your own feelings when helping your student prepare for this transition. This will help everyone in your family adjust to the many challenges that are ahead. Here are some resources that may help you along the way:

Parent and Family FAQ

Signs of Distress: What to Do in An Emergency

Information about Counseling Center Services

How Can I Support My Student From a Distance?

Tips for Parents of International Students

Additional Resources for Parents and Family

Weathering the Weather

It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!

While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!

Summer Reflection

Summer is a great time to reflect on all the things you have done and learned along the way, and to also consider what areas you would like to grow into as you transition into the next academic year.

Take time to reflect, and perhaps even journal out your thoughts:

How to Improve Relationship with Food

Are you struggling with your relationship with food? In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week that occurs Feb. 21st- Feb. 27th here are 7 tips that will help you improve your relationship with food:

1. Be aware that there are NO “good” foods and “bad” foods. All foods provide nutrition and sustenance to the body and our bodies need protein, carbohydrate, fiber, and even sugar and fat to survive. All foods are good if you eat a variety of foods to get all of the nutrients that you need in moderation….