US Universities See Influx Of Students With Mental Health Needs.

In collaboration with NPR, Kaiser Health News (1/8, Gold) reports, “Over the past decade, colleges and universities across the country have seen an influx of students…with mental health needs.” In fact, “the average college counseling center sees about 10 percent of the student body each year.” For that reason, “some campuses are exploring new systems to help meet the growing demand.” The article explains how the University of Virginia’s counseling center employs a triage system so as many students can be seen as possible, considering the fact that UVA’s center has only 12 therapists who work full time.

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— “Triage System Helps Colleges Treat Mentally Ill Students, “Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News, January 7, 2013.

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