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We continually experience varying types and levels of stress. While some stress can be beneficial, excessive stress can impair our performance and lead to health difficulties. Please access resources on managing stress by clicking on the links on the right side of this page.

I Am Feeling Overwhelmed…

Learn about common stressors and stress reactions

I Can Do This!

Explore and practice techniques to cope with stress

  • Physical Techniques
  • Positive Attitude and Growth Mindset
  • Healthy Lifestyle Practices

I Am Becoming Quiet and Calm…

Relax yourself by listening to 10 minutes of guided relaxation

  • Guided Relaxation Audio
  • Relaxation Music and Sounds

I Will Access Assistance!

Contact a Counselor at one of the MCC Campuses for additional assistance and/or to schedule an appointment. You can reach all campuses by calling 816.604.1000

MCC-Blue River
Education Center, Room 115
Office Hours

MCC-Business & Technology
Campus Center, Room 176B
Office Hours

Learning Resources, Room 210
Office Hours

MCC-Maple Woods
Administration Building
Office Hours

MCC-Penn Valley
Campus Center, Suite 234
Office Hours

Adapted from: California Polytechnic State University
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Last Modified: 6/1/18