Research + News | Topic: Anxiety

More College Students Seeking Mental Health Care

Anxiety, depression and panic attacks are sending U.S. college students to mental health clinics in record numbers, a new study finds. Read the article here.

Technology, Dating, College, Career: Here’s Why Today’s Teens Are The Most Anxious Ever

What can be done to overcome anxiety? And why parents may be contributing to the problem. Read the article here.

Georgia Professor Allows Stressed Out Students To Choose Their Own Grades

A professor at the University of Georgia will allow his fall semester students to pick their own grades in an effort to reduce the stress levels of his students. Read the article here.

Goodbyes of Summer: As Teens Leave for College, Families Feel Jumble of Emotions

When Victoria Dawson flew last week from Washington, D.C., to Boulder, Colo., to drop off her daughter Ellie for her freshman year of college, she and Ellie’s father saw it as a chance for some final quality time together. Read the full article here.

Why College is a Risky Time for Students’ Mental Health

Dana hadn’t had any prior experiences with mental illness when her son Oliver went away to school at Kenyon College, but just three weeks into his freshman year he suffered from a mental break. Read the full article here.

Helicopter Parenting Can Hinder College-Age Kids

A new study finds that parents who are too involved with their college-age kids could indirectly lead to issues such as depression and anxiety.

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Maintaining Emotional Health (In College)

Everything changes when you go off to college. This article from Relevant Magazine explores how to handle the transition.

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Push, Don’t Crush, the Students

An articles from The New York Times takes a look at the balance of pushing students to achieve and pushing them so far that the pressure crushes them.

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Suicide On Campus and the Pressure of Perfection

The number of undergraduates who commit suicide each year is 1,100.

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What’s Happening to College Students Today?

Tim Elmore explores anxiety, depression, and suicide rates among college students and what we can do to help.

Read his blog post here.