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Students in Need, Schools at the Ready

Substance abuse, depression, and eating disorders are ever-present problems on college and university campuses. But higher ed leaders are on the case.
University Business, Jul 2008


FROM NEEDING TO ABSORB COMPLICATED TEXTBOOK explanations to having three papers due the same week, the business of learning at the college level is challenging in a multitude of ways. Add the social issues and independent living aspects of college life, and it's not surprising that many students are stressed, depressed, and in need of mental health help. Here's a closer look at three student health issues affecting campuses nationwide-and what's being done by school leaders to address them.

Eating Disorders: Finding Order in Disorder

Substance Abuse: A Different Kind of Intervention

Mental Health: Alleviating Silent Suffering