Addressing the Mental Health Crisis in Higher Ed: Approaches to Student Wellbeing and Resilience

It is always darkest before dawn. In 2023, 50% of adults aged 18 to 34 in the US reported experiencing some form of mental illness. Despite this, many individuals feel pressure to simply "get over" their stress, with nearly half expressing a desire for support in managing their mental health. Addressing these challenges in higher education requires a multifaceted approach, whether institutions operate primarily online or through traditional delivery models. By leveraging a combination of internal resources and external partnerships, institutions can effectively support students' immediate, near-term, and long-term wellbeing needs. Learn more about proven tools, strategies, and expertise to guide students through their darkest moments and foster their success as they navigate their educational journey.