Triage System Helps Colleges Treat Mentally Ill Students

Kaiser Health News staff writer Jenny Gold, working in collaboration with NPR, reports: "Over the past decade, colleges and universities across the country have seen an influx of students like Dale with mental health needs. The stigma of mental illness has started to dissipate, and more students are comfortable seeking help. In addition, teenagers with serious conditions are getting treatment earlier, and so a population of students that previously didn't make it to college now arrives on campus each fall" (Gold, 1/7). Read the story.

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