Research + News | Topic: Counseling

Depression Is No Longer the #1 Mental-Health Concern Among College Students

According to a study by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Penn State, anxiety is now the #1 mental health diagnosis on college campuses.

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Many Students Seeking Counselors at the Start of the Academic Year

Inside Higher Ed reports on a new trend on college campuses. More students each year are seeking counseling service at the start of the fall semester. From the article:

“But as September gets under way, many center directors say they’re seeing an even greater surge of walk-ins and appointments being made at the start of the academic year, with students making contact with counselors before they even leave for campus.”

Read the full report here.