Fayetteville, AR: 30% increase in college students seeking mental health services

Nov 2, 2017, KNWA-TV Fayetteville, AR: Demand for Mental Health Services on Campus Increasing It's being called a crisis on campus. Colleges and universities are struggling to meet the growing demand for mental health services for students. ... One study found a thirty-percent increase of students requesting services in a five-year period for things like anxiety, depression, substance abuse and suicide prevention. In fact, the demand is so great, the American College Health Association said, "It's outstripping our nations' universities' capabilities," to deliver the care students need.