Is student mental health neglected in Australia?

Australian universities are falling behind their US and British counterparts and failing students in the way mental health concerns are addressed at an ­institutional level, a new report into student mental health has found. The report by youth mental health advocate and Monash University Churchill Fellow Ben Veness, The Wicked Problem of University Student Mental Health, makes 49 recommendations on the way universities could improve the “mental health status quo”. …

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