Emotional health is a full-time job for everyone, but especially for busy, stressed college students.
For the past two decades, university counseling centers have reported an annual increase in the number of students with mental health concerns.
More than half of the students who visit university counseling centers suffer from anxiety or depression.
And, in general, more than 75 percent of all mental health conditions begin before the age of 24, making college students age-prone to emotional health concerns.
Robert Rigo, the former editor-in-chief of The Massachusetts Daily Collegian, was our guest during last week’s #EditorTherapy chat. Robert shared his personal story of mental health struggles and provided students with advice for how to manage their emotional health in the newsroom environment. Below is an overview of the chat:
I hope to see you during the next #EditorTherapy!