Video offers tips for a healthy college experience

Cincinnati, OH (July 8, 2015) -- Mercy Health has devoted the eighth of its monthly Mercy Health: Helping You Be Well videos to preparing first-time college students for 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 skin cancer facts is available at Mercy Health is also sharing helpful information throughout the month on its social media channels.

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