Universities Need An Education In Youth Mental Health

Universities Need An Education In Youth Mental Health
by thecatalystsforchange
By Minto Felix (Mental health advocate, co-founder of the Australians for Mental Health campaign) on Huffington Post Australia
“Australian universities demonstrated commendable leadership over the course of 2016 in tackling the issue of sexual assault and sexual harassment.”

“Another pressing issue that requires the full focus and will of the university community over the coming months and years is the alarmingly high levels of mental ill-health among tertiary aged students. It is now a well-known fact that over 75 percent of all mental illness emerges in individuals before the age of 25, and 1 in 4 Australians aged 16-24 are living with a mental disorder.”

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thecatalystsforchange | March 1, 2017 at 5:24 PM | Tags: Australia, Mental health, Mental Health Awareness, mental illness, university, youth | Categories: Mental health, Psychology, Repost|Share | URL: http://wp.me/p7jKej-H7

The Catalysts for Change

By Minto Felix (Mental health advocate, co-founder of the Australians for Mental Health campaign) on Huffington Post Australia

“Australian universities demonstrated commendable leadership over the course of 2016 in tackling the issue of sexual assault and sexual harassment.”

“Another pressing issue that requires the full focus and will of the university community over the coming months and years is the alarmingly high levels of mental ill-health among tertiary aged students. It is now a well-known fact that over 75 percent of all mental illness emerges in individuals before the age of 25, and 1 in 4 Australians aged 16-24 are living with a mental disorder.

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