Addressing mental health concerns of college students
This episode originally aired on Sept. 12, 2023.
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.
- Amy Juravich, 89.7 NPR News Midday Host and assistant program director
- Dinah Meyer, professor and chair of the department of psychology at Muskingum University
- Jack Wheeler, clinical social worker and director of student wellness at Denison University
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