portrait of Jessica A. Gold, M.D., M.S.

Jessica A. Gold, M.D., M.S.

Jessica A. Gold, M.D., M.S., is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Washington University in St. Louis and a staff psychiatrist at Habif Health and Wellness Center. She writes about student wellness and mental health for BestColleges.

College can be stressful, so students need to ensure they're practicing self-care. Follow these tips to reduce anxiety and improve your overall health. Balancing work and college is tough. Take the advice of Dr. Jessica Gold about staying mentally healthy while working your way through school.