W. Palm Beach, FL: Florida bill in the works to address mental health on college campuses

Jan 13, 2018, CBS12, West Palm Beach, FL: New bill to address mental health stigma among college students Not a child anymore, but not yet an adult. Right now in Tallahassee, Rep. Emily Slosberg (D) is working on a bill that brings resources and awareness to those with mental health problems. One part of the bill is specifically about college students and the pressures they face. … "You have a lot of people away for the first time and they don't necessarily know how to handle the emotions or the situations they're dealing with," Carter said. … Emory University reports there are more than 1,000 suicides on college campuses every year. A National College Health Assessment finds 86 percent of students report feeling overwhelmed by college expectations.