Did you know that nearly half of all college students reported feeling so depressed that they couldn’t function? Or, that suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students? Both are true.
So why is it still so hard for us to talk about “mental health?”Too many are struggling emotionally to keep it hidden. The more everyone knows the facts, the easier it will be to deal with the problem and get help, free of shame or stigma.
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
ULifeline is available where college students seek information the most - at their fingertips on the Internet. ULifeline offers students a mental health screening tool, information about mental health issues geared towards you, and resources for learning more and getting help.
BestColleges.com offers resources and a Guide on Suicide Prevention.
The Jed Foundation, the nation’s leading organization working to prevent suicide and improve the mental health of college students, and is overseen by an expert board of mental health professionals.
News story on Mental Health on College Campuses
Part two..the Push for Mental Health Services on College Campuses
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