(Canada) CBC: College students struggle with mental health problems

Nov 2, 2017, Canada, CBC: Post-secondary groups call for beefed-up mental health services for students A coalition of Ontario student groups, colleges and universities wants the province to significantly boost services for young people struggling with mental health issues as they pursue post-secondary education, with what's being described as a collaborative "whole community" approach. The group is also calling for a mandatory curriculum that would teach children and teens psychological resiliency, starting in kindergarten and continuing through high school. In a report released Thursday entitled "In It Together: Taking Action on Student Mental Health," four organizations representing Ontario's 45 colleges and universities and more than 220,000 students say providing mental health support is one of the most pressing challenges on campuses today.…

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