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Addressing mental health concerns of college students

Silhouettes of college students walk in front of a window on a college campus.
Rick Bowmer
College tudents walk on the campus of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah, in this Nov. 14, 2019, photo. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The beginning of college can be an exciting time in a student's life. It’s also a time when mental health issues begin to surface. And data shows student mental health is worsening.

According to the Healthy Minds Study, during the 2020–2021 school year, more than 60% of college students met the criteria for at least one mental health problem.

Colleges and universities are working harder to provide mental health resources for students.

Coming up we’ll address the mental health concerns for college students and what's being done to help them.



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