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The Mental Health Needs of Today's College Students: Challenges and Recommendations

Martha Anne Kitzrow

This paper reviews the literature on the changing mental health needs of today’s college students and the challenges posed by both the growing number of students with serious psychological problems on campus and the increase in the number of students seeking counseling. The implications of student mental health problems for students, faculty, staff, and the institution are discussed, as well as some strategies for responding to the surge in mental health needs on college campuses.

Published Online: 2003-12-2

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