Mental Illness In College

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Are colleges allowing their students to maximize their full academic, social, and emotional potentials? Students’ underlying expectation of college is that it will enhance their skills and abilities, enabling them to create a foundation for success in the world. What if it is creating the opposite effect? Significant populations of college students attend post-secondary education only to face opposition and setback from the lack of care provided by the school. This population consists of students struggling with the internal battle of mental illnesses. Mental illnesses are evident in all environments; however, college is a period of time when particular mental illnesses often appear or increase as a result of the many demands. Mental health
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