KU sees increase in student mental health needs
August 1, 2018
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has seen an increase in demand for student mental health services, according to a new report.
The university's Student Affairs department has found that counseling and psychological services had a total of 120 visits in May, which is up more than 73 percent from May 2017, The Lawrence Journal-World reports .
"While people seeking mental health care may experience increased intensity and need prompt access to services, and individually may be experiencing a crisis, the overall level of demand does not present a crisis for the system," said Mic...