A College Student’s Perspective On Mental Illnesses

Together, let’s break the stigma What comes to mind when you hear the words mental illness? stigma, frustration, depression. These are just a few answers stated by college students I chose to discuss this once reserved topic with. Mental illnesses are growing at an alarming rate in this day and age, especially on college campuses. Approximately one in four young adults aged 18 to 24 have a diagnosable mental illness. That’s practically 25 percent of your peers if you fit in this age bracket. If this isn’t shocking enough, let’s consider when a mental illness reaches the point of...

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