Why is student mental health at Georgia Tech and other schools worsening?

External News: Biology major Collin Spencer on mental health at Georgia Tech

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External News: Biology major Collin Spencer writes for the AJC about mental health at Georgia Tech.

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Colin Spencer, third-year biology major who has served as director of the Mental Health Student Coalition, writes for the AJC about his own experiences with mental health, the efforts underway to improve the situation, and what more needs to be done.

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Why is student mental health at Georgia Tech and other schools worsening?

Jan 13, 2019
The AJC

The AJC asked biology major Collin Spencer to write about mental health at Georgia Tech. In his article, he explains the status of mental health at Georgia Tech and why it continues to worsen. Yet he also highlights efforts underway to combat the problem and provide support to students struggling with depression, anxiety, and extreme stress. 

Collin manages the Intercollegiate Mental Health Conference for Georgia Tech and oversees the allocation of a million-dollar fund for mental health as chair of the Joint Allocations Committee. He intends to pursue further graduate studies in public policy. 

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College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences

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Institute and Campus, Student and Faculty
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mental health, School of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences
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  • Created By: mrosten3
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  • Created On: Jan 15, 2019 - 1:02pm
  • Last Updated: Jan 16, 2019 - 10:55am