Dedicated to providing quality, comprehensive healthcare services that meet the health care needs of the campus community and surrounding areas.
Clearly, college students are struggling. The causes of mental illness are complex. While there is no one cause of depression, recent research points to children’s stress levels rising during college. We want to help address a growing problem in today’s generation. We recognize that there is a strong mental health problem that is affecting countless students all over the country.
In the US, 20.9 million adults live with a mood disorder such as depression, while anxiety disorders affect 40 million American adults ages 18 and older in a given year. Yet despite this epidemic, only 35% of people with a mental illness and fewer than half of children and adolescents get treatment.