American Psychological Association research indicates that university and college counseling centers have noticed a shift in the needs of students seeking counseling services from more developmental and informational needs, to more severe psychological problems. Please join us for a discussion about managing student mental health in college. What supportive signs should you look for on college campus? What can you do if your child is in crisis while at college? Hear from area college representatives about their various offerings and have the opportunity to ask questions. According to a 2012 survey done by NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 73% of college students reported having a mental health crisis while in college: http://bit.ly/1VCtlQb.
Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School will host a “Mental Health Stability in College” panel discussion on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the Ferrini Auditorium. The event is co-sponsored by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Greater North Shore. This presentation is for families who have possible mental health concerns about a child preparing to go off to college. The discussion is free and open to the public.