The Centre for Student Development and Counselling says student visits have increased by 11 per cent in the past year. So how are they adapting?
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Mental health needs to be discussed with the same compassion, empathy and openness as any other sickness or disease. But it’s not. And this shouldn’t be the case.
As a growing number of students line up for mental health services, Ontario university counselling centres look for more resources and alternative care models to mitigate wait times. How much longer can students wait for help?
More than 2,500 students sought help at the CSDC during the 2013-2014 academic year – a five per cent increase over the year before.
*The red bars for the last 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 years in the graphs above indicate only the number of individual cases. Statistics courtesy of Ryerson University’s CSDC. ————- Demand is at a record high for counselling services at Ryerson. The Centre for Student Development and Counselling is becoming overwhelmed with more requests for appointments and the subsequent increase in wait […]