Research + News | Topic: Mental Health
Dec 20, 2021
1 In 3 College Freshmen Has Depression, Anxiety
Starting college can be a time of fun, new experiences and growth. Yet it can also be a rough transition for many students who struggle with mental health issues. Read the article here.
Nov 5, 2021
More Sleep Leads To Better Grades And Well-Being, Study Shows
Students who get a good night’s sleep night in and night out earn higher marks and feel a stronger sense of well-being than those with fluctuating sleep schedules. Read the article here.
Mar 5, 2021
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.
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.