Research + News | Topic: Mental Health
Jan 15, 2021
Stressed Out In Lockdown, America’s Young Adults Are Overeating
Researchers found that nearly half of the 1,820 students who were surveyed were using food to cope with the pandemic. Read the article here.
Jun 19, 2020
Facing A Broken Mental Health System, Many U.S. Teens Fall Off A Dangerous ‘Cliff’ In Their Care
An 18th birthday is what some mental health providers know, anecdotally, as “the cliff,” the cutoff at which teens with mental health conditions are flung into adulthood, often without any preparation for the challenges to care ahead. Read the article here.
Sep 19, 2019
Helping Teens Deal With College Stress
High school is stressful, but when you add in the pressure to get into college then the stress can skyrocket. Read the article here.
Sep 5, 2019
Mental Health Concerns On The Rise For College Students
Serious mental health concerns – like suicidal thinking, severe depression, and self-harm behaviours – more than doubled among college students between 2007-2018. Read the article here.
May 8, 2019
Some College Students Fall Into Vicious Cycle Of Drug Use, Stress, Poor Academics
The adoption of one harmful behavior, such as heavy alcohol use, can lead college students into a vicious cycle of poor lifestyle choices, lack of sleep, mental distress and poor grades, according to a new study by researchers at Binghamton, State University of New York. Read the article here.
Nov 20, 2018
Colleges Strain To Keep Up With Students’ Mental Health Concerns
As stigmas surrounding mental health issues have eased, more U.S. college students are seeking help for emotional problems, a new study finds. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2018
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.
Oct 9, 2018
1 In 3 College Freshman Faces Mental Health Woes
More than one in three first-year college students around the world struggle with a mental health disorder, new research suggests. Read the article here.
Sep 24, 2018
1 In 5 College Students So Stressed They Consider Suicide
Among more than 67,000 students surveyed, over 20 percent said they experienced stressful events in the last year that were strongly associated with mental health problems, including harming themselves and suicidal thoughts or attempts, researchers found. Read the article here.
Sep 18, 2018
Parents, Take Note: Kids, Teen, College Student Mental Health Problems On The Rise
Adding to a wave of recent studies highlighting the unique mental health challenges that teens and young adults face — oftentimes alone — a new report from the World Health Organization finds that one in three college students worldwide have a mental health condition. Read the article here.