Election Stress


A recent poll conducted by the American Psychological Association and Harris Interactive indicates that 68% of Americans state they are feeling stress about the upcoming election. The stress is understandable, and if it’s impacting your ability to focus on daily activities, it’s completely appropriate to schedule an appointment to talk with a counselor by calling 217-333-3704. Below are some resources to help you if everything feel overwhelming.

Counseling Center Brochure: Being Assertive in a Multicultural World

Counseling Center Tuesday @ 7: Coping with Sociopolitical Stress

University of Illinois Student Success and Engagement: Illini Vote

The Jed Foundation: Managing Election Stress

APA: Managing Election Stress

Science-Backed Ways to Cope with Election Anxiety

Managing Election Stress and Burnout

Coping with Election Stress During a Pandemic