Domestic and international students have been the most affected by the pandemic, war, global economic issues and political instability. Providing easy-to-access, on-demand mental health support 24/7 is no longer on the wish-list, but it is a must-have
Record numbers of students reported symptoms of anxiety and depression during the pandemic, but mental health experts have cautioned that scores more also suffering, yet not seeking treatment or accessing resources. Maureen Manning finds out more.
Many UK university students are reportedly struggling with “loneliness and declining mental health”, with a staggering 80% saying it contributed to their issues, according to new research by IT and consulting services company Accenture.