Research + News | Topic: Mental Health
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.
Aug 6, 2018
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.
Jan 2, 2018
Most Big Public Colleges Don’t Track Suicides, AP Finds
Nearly half of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in prevention at a time of surging demand for mental health services. Read the article here.
Sep 13, 2017
Yale Saves Fragile Students From A Carving Of A Musket
Yale’s Committee on Art in Public Spaces has discovered that a stone carving that has adorned an entrance to Sterling Memorial Library since it opened 86 years ago has become “not appropriate.” Read the article here.
Jun 2, 2017
Connecting With College Students Over Break: They’re Bringing Home More Than Their Laundry
Stephen Argue writes this for a blog for Fuller Youth Institute:
“The child you said goodbye to in the fall isn’t the same one who’s coming home this summer. Beyond their laundry, they’re bringing home other things that you need to consider.”
Read the full post here.
May 9, 2017
The Coddling Of The American Mind
In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.
Read the article here.
Dec 12, 2016
Connecting With College Students Over Break
Parents all over the country are anticipating their young adult kids coming home for the holiday break. For some, it’s the first time they’ve been home since they sent them off and set them up for the college school year. Home will feel like home again.
Read more of this blog post from Steve Argue on the Fuller Youth Institute site by clicking here.
Sep 12, 2016
Trauma From Childhood Bullying May Persist Into College
New research finds that college students report the psychological impact of childhood bullying is on the same level as severe physical or sexual abuse. Read the article here.