Mental and Behavioral Health
The Daily Bruin reports on a student-designed course at the University of California, Los Angeles that examines mental health stigma in South Asian communities. According to the class syllabus, the class covers immigration, the model minority myth, intergenerational trauma, and mental health stigma.
In a two-part series on the mental health crisis among young adults, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch examines rises in suidice in Missouri and the causes behind it. According to data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, from 2007 to 2018, suicides among young people in Missouri increased 85% — significantly higher than the national increase. And the Missouri Assessment of College Health Behaviors showed that suicidal thoughts have increased from 17% in 2016 to 25% in 2021.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, University of Michigan – Flint News is among many college newspapers providing information on what to expect at the Counseling And Psychological Services (CAPS).