• Adjustment disorder is a group of symptoms, such as stress, feeling sad or hopeless, and physical symptoms that can occur after you go through a stressful life event.


    Causes of adjustment disorder can include:


    • Parents divorce
    • Changing school settings
    • Questioning sexuality or identity 
    • Death of a loved one

    Symptoms of adjustment disorder:


    • Excessive nervousnesss
    • Feeling hopeless
    • Imulsive behvior
    • Insomnia 
    • Anxiety attacks
    • Lack of interest in life 

    For more information use the following resources:



    Psychology Today:

    Mayo Clinic:


    However, changing schools or facing any of these issues does not always result in adjustment disorder. If you, or someone you know, is struggling consider talking to them or a professional.


    To seek help contact Mrs. Roberts, Student Assistance Coordinator:


    201-785-2300 ext. 21628