• University dropouts rise due to mental ill health.

  • The number of students dropping out of university with mental health problems has more than trebled in recent years. Students are asking for help when they go to university, are we letting them down? Should we providing more support? Going to university is a big transition not just academically but also moving away from home, friends, family,  familiarity. Students reported they needed help for anxiety (up by 43%) and depression (up by 39%)

     

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    https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/may/23/number-university-dropouts-due-to-mental-health-problems-trebles