College student mental health has been the focus of much attention in recent years. Mental health is integral to student success and mental health concerns among college students are an ongoing and systemic problem; not just a consequence of the pandemic.
- 73% of students reported moderate or severe psychological distress in 2021, according to the National College Health Assessment (PDF).
- 60% of college students reported experiencing one or more mental health challenges in 2021, according to the National Healthy Minds Study.
- The percentage of students experiencing mental health problems has increased nearly 50% since 2013.