Depression

Read: Substance Abuse on Campus: Challenges First-Year College Students Face

Substance Abuse on Campus: Challenges First-Year College Students Face

College is a good way for young adults to gain independence but it can also put them in situations where drugs and alcohol are easily accessible.

Read: Signs a Student May Be Struggling With Their Mental Health and How to Help

Signs a Student May Be Struggling With Their Mental Health and How to Help

A new whitepaper from Mental Health America and Impero discusses the effects of stress and loneliness on students and how school staff and parents can help.

Read: Study: Students Struggle with Mental Health Problems for Years After School Shootings

Study: Students Struggle with Mental Health Problems for Years After School Shootings

For two years after a campus shooting, students increase their antidepressant use by more than 21%.

Read: Colleges Struggling to Keep Up with Student Mental Health Needs

Colleges Struggling to Keep Up with Student Mental Health Needs

The Associated Press gathered five years’ worth of data from 39 universities and find students receiving mental health treatment has grown by 35%.

Read: Girlfriend Charged in Boston College Student’s Suicide

Girlfriend Charged in Boston College Student’s Suicide

The woman sent hundreds of text messages telling her boyfriend to kill himself and that his family would be better off without him.

Read: 9 Ways to Improve Your Daily Mental Health

9 Ways to Improve Your Daily Mental Health

Here are nine things experts say you can do on a regular basis to bolster your mental health, including sitting up straight and helping others.

Read: Safe2Say Something Reveals Student Safety Concerns in P.A. Schools

Safe2Say Something Reveals Student Safety Concerns in P.A. Schools

Through the Safe2Say Something program, it’s easy and confidential to report safety concerns to help prevent violence in schools.

Read: Truman State, Fraternity, Student Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Truman State, Fraternity, Student Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Families of the victims believe the defendants had knowledge of their sons’ depression and encouraged them to take their own lives.

Read: Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Mental Health Awareness

Take This Quick Quiz to Test Your Mental Health Awareness

Since 1949, May has been recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month. How much do you know about mental health in America?

Read: Student Takes Own Life at a Lyons (Illinois) Middle School

Student Takes Own Life at a Lyons (Illinois) Middle School

Police do not believe the student had any intention to carry out a mass shooting and no students or faculty members were injured.

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