Mental health has become an issue of concern and a topic of discussion for students. While many explanations exist for this increase, it's imperative that we vocalize the challenges, stressors, and demands that students face so we can work to resolve them. This attention becomes more important as many students enroll on college campuses, leaving behind their communities, support groups, and homes. The adjustment period for college freshmen is critical to building a solid foundation for a successful four years. In this article we discuss what actions college students can take to destress and protect their mental wellness.