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CalMHSA Student Mental Health Campus-Wide Survey

CalMHSA Student Mental Health Campus-Wide Survey: 2013 Summary Report

Lisa Sontag-Padilla
Elizabeth Roth
Michelle W. Woodbridge
Courtney Ann Kase
Karen Chan Osilla
Elizabeth D’Amico
Lisa H. Jaycox
Bradley D. Stein
Copyright Date: 2014
Published by: RAND Corporation
Pages: 8
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    CalMHSA Student Mental Health Campus-Wide Survey
    Book Description:

    Report provides the results of a California survey of colleges and universities on mental health experiences and attitudes, perceptions of campus mental health services, and perceptions of overall campus climate toward mental health and well-being.

    eISBN: 978-0-8330-8967-0
    Subjects: Psychology, Health Sciences, History

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  1. CalMHSA Student Mental Health Campus-Wide Survey 2013 Summary Report
    (pp. 1-8)
    Lisa Sontag-Padilla, Elizabeth Roth, Michelle W. Woodbridge, Courtney Ann Kase, Karen Chan Osilla, Elizabeth D’Amico, Lisa H. Jaycox and Bradley D. Stein

    Mental health problems among college and university students represent a significant public health issue in the United States. Mental disorders account for nearly one-half of the disease burden for young adults in the United States (World Health Organization, 2008), and most lifetime mental disorders have first onset by age 24 (Kessler et al., 2005; Merikangas et al., 2010). Given that more than 68 percent of American high school graduates attend postsecondary education (U.S. Department of Education, 2013), untreated mental illness during the college years may result in a developmentally challenging transition to adulthood, with significant implications for academic success (Kessler...