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“Annual report offers snapshot of U.S. college students’ mental health, needs”

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This February 5, 2015 article on the Penn State News site, talks about an annual report by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) that looked at about 240 different colleges and universities and after 6 years of research has noticed that while sexual assault is decreasing, there seems to be a trend showing that self-injury and suicidal thoughts are increasing among college students

Sound Mental Health campus on 17th Ave, Capito...

Sound Mental Health campus on 17th Ave, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“College Drinking May Aggravate PTSD Symptoms”

English: Brain structures involved in dealing ...

English: Brain structures involved in dealing with stress and fear. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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This January 31, 2014 Health Day article on the Philly.com website talks about the effect college drinking can have on people with symptoms of PTSD

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“Text, Talk, Act to Improve Mental Health “

mental health awareness ribbon and badge

mental health awareness ribbon and badge (Photo credit: TraumaAndDissociation)

 

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This call to action is part of the National Dialogue on Mental Health asking teens and college students to gather in groups of 3 or 4 people on December 5, 2013  and simply send a text to a specific number and then discuss the information they get back in response to their text among their group members.  The Link explains it better then I did, but I have to say it does seem like a cool idea.

 

“Lehigh participates in study about ADHD’s affect on college students”

 

The location of the Lehigh Valley area.

The location of the Lehigh Valley area. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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This September 27, 2012 article on the Lehigh Valley Live website indicates that Lehigh area is involved in a study of ADHD and it’s effect on college students.

 

 

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