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Split focus skyrockets student stress

Student stress levels are higher than ever, report mental health centres at campuses across Canada. (Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)
tudent stress levels are higher than ever, according to mental health service centres on campuses across the country.

Universities across the country are trying to do more to help students deal with stress, but the question remains: why are students' stress levels so high?

Sarah Hansen is the director of wellness at the University of Northern B.C., she tells Daybreak host Chris Walker part of it is that students are now forced to split their focus as they raise
families and work to pay for tuition.

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