National and campus awareness campaigns about mental health have led to increasing numbers of students who seek help at college counseling centers, according to a new report released by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health. That increase in demand, however, may be leading counseling centers to redirect their limited funding away from ongoing treatment in order to more rapidly address the needs of a growing number of at-risk students.
Demand for mental-health resources has increased, but that doesn’t mean today’s college students are less resilient.
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Figures show significant rise over five years, with more first-year and international students seeking counselling
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The number of students seeking counselling at university has rocketed by 50% in the last five years, according to figures obtained by the Guardian.
As tens of thousands of teenagers leave their family homes this week and begin to arrive on campuses for freshers’ week, research shows that university counselling services are under increasing pressure as demand grows.