PBS NewsHour

When back to school means a return to social anxiety

Clip: 08/22/2019 | 3m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Going back to school can spark both excitement and stress, as students navigate social circles and workload. For 21-year-old college student Ben Rolnick, who suffers from severe social anxiety, meeting new people and facilitating conversation present a challenge -- but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t think they’re worth it. Rolnick offers his brief but spectacular take on seeking acceptance.

Aired: 08/22/19

Rating: NR

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