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According the Jed Foundation, “mental health problems are a leading impediment to academic success among college students.” Further suicide remains the second leading cause of death among college students. The following statement can be found on the Jed Foundation website:
In the past, responsibility for student mental health rested solely on the shoulders of university counseling centers. Today, experts believe the right solution involves all stakeholders — the entire campus community, healthcare professionals, government, young people and their parents — in safeguarding student mental health.