May 16, 2013
Holistic Mental-Health Care Can Earn Colleges a New Accolade
More students are coming to college with mental-health conditions, and over all, students report higher levels of anxiety than in years past. But as counseling centers face rising demand, their budgets tend to grow only modestly or remain flat. How, then, can colleges know if they're meeting students' mental-health needs?
For years, the Jed Foundation, which works to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students, has encouraged a holistic approach, beyond