ERIC Number: ED077371
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Facts About: College Mental Health.
National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Facts about college mental health are presented in response to frequently asked questions. Areas of concern include common conditions interfering with student effectiveness, why students seek help and where they can get it, the frequency of severe mental illness in college students, the suicide problem, the limitations of nonprofessional help, the concept of dependency and counseling, methods of counseling used in a college setting, the relationship of violence to mental illness, availability of mental health services, the role of the college psychiatrist, and the ratio of mental health services on college campuses. A 9-item bibliography is included. (MJM)
Descriptors: College Students, Counseling Effectiveness, Guidance Centers, Higher Education, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Student Needs
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Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.