Universities face growing demand for supports as youth express emotional needs more openly

August 31, 2018

The post-millennial generation feels more empowered to speak about its needs, and as a result, universities are being held to a higher standard when it comes to mental-health services, reports the Montreal Gazette. The article highlights a number of initiatives that McGill University has introduced to help address this growing need. The Gazette reports that in 2016, about 44,000 Canadian students across 41 post-secondary schools responded to a survey that found about a fifth were dealing with immense anxiety, depression, and other mental-health illnesses. Montreal Gazette