The Daily Illini

Increasing demand for mental health assistance requires University attention

By Cassandra Masters, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

Thousands of students suffer from mental illnesses here at the University, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and extreme self-esteem issues. Awareness of the prevalence of mental illness, however, seems to fall behind the needs of the student body. Mental health is crucial for anyone, b...