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Resilience

What is resilience?      

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“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything” - Unknown

Resilience is defined as the “ability to adapt well to stress, adversity, trauma or tragedy. It is the ability to remain stable and maintain healthy levels of psychological and physical functioning” (From the American Psychological Association). Resilience is an important component of health and wellness. Everyone can learn tools to increase resiliency over the course of your life.

Want to see how resilient you are? Take the quiz on resilience!

Learn more about resiliency and some helpful tips for being more resilient by visiting www.apa.org.

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Resiliency & Coping Resources

SAMSHA: Tips for college students after a trauma or disaster

SAMSHA: Anniversariesand trigger events

VA: PTSD Coach

True Grit: Pushing through 

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