New Video from Mercy Health - Cincinnati Provides Helpful Health Information for First-time College Students and Their Parents

(CINCINNATI; July 8, 2015) – Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, has devoted the eighth of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to preparing first-time college students to embark on healthy school careers.

More than one in 10 college students suffer from anxiety-related problems. In a concise video on Mercy Health’s YouTube channel (, a Mercy Health expert addresses these questions:
• What kinds of health issues do college freshmen face?
• As parents, what can we do to help prevent these health issues and be supportive?
• What are the warning signs?
• What are some ways a student can get mentally ready for college?

An infographic with freshman facts and health tips for the first-year college student is available at Mercy Health is also sharing helpful information throughout the month on its social media channels.

Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well spotlights key health issues and tips for healthy living. The videos feature Mercy Health physician experts who are committed to making lives better – mind, body and spirit.