Research + News | Topic: Mental Health

Depression, Anxiety, Loneliness Are Peaking In College Students

New nationwide survey data uncovers college students’ current mental health challenges and needs. Read the article here.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.