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Making mental health a priority on college campuses

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The stereotype that students live relatively carefree lives, enjoying a bit of breathing space before the reality of fully blown adult life kicks in, is becoming increasingly outdated – and in the case of many students is utterly inaccurate.

According to the NUS Scotland students’ union, a mental health crisis is unfolding on college campuses. This has come about, they say, thanks to the pressure many students are under to juggle the need to work, put food on the table, keep a roof over their heads and study.

Now, however, NUS Scotland is celebrating a milestone in its drive to get the mental ...

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