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...

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