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Driven by greater student demand, colleges expand access to mental health services by embedding counselors in residence halls and creating 24-hour hotlines.
New Jersey lawmaker wants to require colleges to disclose each year how many students attempt take their own lives, and how many succeed. Mental health experts fear consequences of the idea.
Two campuses that have been praised for their mental health services struggle to respond to multiple student suicides in the same academic year.
Counseling center directors report that budgets and hiring levels are on the rise -- but staff still struggle to keep pace with an influx of students with anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.
Recent allegations at several universities have some worried that one of the worst parts of men's college athletics is now a problem in some women's programs.
Amid persisting confusion about when colleges can involuntarily remove a self-threatening student, Education Department again signals it's not permissible -- in an investigation that ends in a student's suicide.
Counseling center patients are struggling with familiar issues at slightly different levels, but some suggest the long increase of mental health problems among students may be peaking.
Five years after the tragic killings at Virginia Tech, counseling centers report that they are much more likely than in the past to hear from professors who are worried about a student.
Staff see some improvements in the state of counseling centers and the students they treat, but struggle to deal with core issues.
For counselors, knowing whether to inform parents that their child might be suicidal is hard, and -- following a handful of recent developments -- getting harder.
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