Beyond Culture Shock — When to Seek Help

If you feel that you aren't getting any better after several weeks, or that your physical and emotional well being has continued to decline, then you may need additional help. Ask yourself, is my condition interfering with my ability to study or interact with others? If so, then you may consider getting help.

There are many reasons you may not be getting better, and it may be out of your hands. Here are some warning signs that may indicate that you need help:

If you notice any of these symptoms in yourself, it's time to seek help. Moving to a new country is a big change, and sometimes you may need some help dealing with your emotions.