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(UK) Universities dealing with more mental health problems

Sept 23, 2017, UK Mirror: Mental health crisis in universities amid record number of student suicides http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/mental-health-crisis-universities-amid-11226098 A record toll of students are committing suicide – and the number quitting university with mental health problems has more than trebled. A total of 143 students aged 18 and over killed themselves in England and Wales last year, nearly 50 per cent more than the 97 who took their lives in 2013. … A record 1,180 suffering mental health problems quit university in 2014-’15, a 210 per cent increase on the 380 in 2009-’10, data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency shows.