ERIC Number: EJ823165
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
An Integrated Approach to Addressing Addiction and Depression in College Students
Eisen, Arri; Kushner, Howard; McLeod, Mark; Queen, Edward; Gordon, Jonathan; Ford, John L.
Journal of American College Health, v57 n4 p455-456 Jan-Feb 2009
The authors present an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to address the problem of increasing student mental health issues on college campuses. The model uses addiction and depression as lenses into the problem and links residence life and academic and community internship experiences. The project has a positive impact on student attitudes and actions and strengthens and broadens the campus network required to ensure optimal student mental health.
Descriptors: Campuses, Substance Abuse, Student Attitudes, School Psychologists, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mental Health, Depression (Psychology), College Students, Models, Intervention
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Education Level: Higher Education
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