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The rise in student mental illness

The university group Dig-in, Mental health UK and The Insight Network have completed and released their report; the largest ever conducted in the UK, regarding mental health amongst students in universities and the results are shocking. 37,654 students over 140 universities were interviewed about regarding the state of their mental health by a team of therapists and psychiatrists. This would be the largest report of its kind in the UK to date. Out of those who were interviewed, it was found that around 42% of students said that they felt worried often or all the time and 33% found they often felt lonely.

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The Rise in Student Mental Illness