7 Ways Therapy Helps College Students

Updated: Dec 22, 2018

For many students, stress is simply a part of their college life. High tuition fees, never-ending exams and life away from the family generate a high level ofstress among college students nowadays. According to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CMHH) Annual Report (2015), the number of college students seeking campus mental health counseling is growing over five times faster than college enrollment.

Around 32 percent of university students report struggling with mental health problems. These include an array of mental health issues including:

  • overwhelming stress

  • anxiety

  • depression

  • eating disorders

  • drug abuse