mental health

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Transparency when dealing with student mental health policies

This is an important article from The Atlantic. It highlights the complex issues surrounding how colleges and universities manage mental health issues of students.
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College Mental Health Crisis: Tips & Insights

Depending on when your school starts, you're probably weeks or maybe a short month from the start of classes. How do the college mental health experts at the Jed Foundation suggest that you spend those remaining days?
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Thirty percent of freshmen won’t return for their sophomore year

William Stixrud and Ned Johnson, are the authors of “The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives and report in their New York Times article that "thirty percent of freshmen won’t return for their sophomore year, and the wheels can start to fall off as early as Thanksgiving." They suggest that what your college student needs most is practice running his or her own life — and college is a risky place to do that for the first time."
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Student Mental Wellness Needs (III) – Campus Resources

The reality is that 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24. That’s why the college years are so critical for families to be prepared to understand and speak about mental health issues.
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Student Mental Wellness Needs (II) – Trends & Data

Did you know that 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24? That’s why the college years are so critical for families to be prepared to understand and speak about mental health issues. 
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Student Mental Wellness Needs (I) – Starting the Conversation

Did you know that 75% of all mental health conditions begin by age 24? That’s why the college years are so critical for families to be prepared to understand and speak about mental health issues. 
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Our Gratitude for High School Counselors

A recent story by National Public Radio brought attention to the enormous value high school counselors provide within our schools and to our students and families.
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College Mental Health – Mid-Term Anxiety & More

This time of year - particularly with mid-terms can bring a great deal of stress in the lives of college students and their families. This is somewhat predictable given the high expectations and academic workloads. There are some things all parents need to know about your college student and their mental health.
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Jed Foundation: Summer & Back To School Tips for College Students

Depending on when your school starts, you're probably weeks or maybe a short month from the start of classes. How do the college mental health experts at the Jed Foundation suggest that you spend those remaining days?
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Utilizing Health Centers On Campus – A Vital Component Of Student Health

Student health centers are critical to student success. This is true on many levels. In recent years, we’ve seen data points like these: