More Than Just More Counselors
Emotional stress is now the top reason students consider dropping out of college, according to the recently released “The State of Higher Education 2022 Report” from Gallup and Lumina Foundation. The mental health crisis facing campuses has grown so dire that U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently urged higher education leaders to hire more counselors, expand peer-support programs and collect data on the use of mental health resources on campus.
Originally published: September 28, 2022
Author: James Herbert
Institution: University of New England
Published by: Inside Higher Ed