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Campus mental health problems a mix of physiology, environment

Mental health outreach at colleges and universities is more important than ever, campus staff say, as studies show a rise in serious anxiety issues experienced by young people entering post-secondary life.
Campuses are trying to offer more mental health help as serious anxiety and depression is on the rise among post-secondary students 4:18

Mental health outreach at colleges and universities is more important than ever, campus staff say, as studies show a rise in serious anxiety issues experienced by young people entering post-secondary life.

In the second part in a series on mental stress among post-secondary students, CBC's Nil Koksal examines why some psychological disorders can be so crushing in the late teens and early 20s. 

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