Suicide At William & Mary Sparks Concerns Over Mental Health

The Washington Post (4/16, Svrluga) reports on the suicide Monday of a sophomore at the College of William & Mary, illustrating how the incident, the fourth this year at the Virginia university, raises “concerns about the challenges college students handle on a daily basis and the mental health struggles students can face.” The article notes that William & Mary’s associate vice president for health and wellness “cautioned that it is easy to over-connect academic stress and the risk of suicide,” and that a history of mental health issues was a better predictor for suicide.

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— “Suicide at William & Mary, fourth student death this year, triggers concern,” Susan Svrluga, Washington Post, April 15, 2015.

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