No one should have to struggle alone.

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among young adults.

Suicide is preventable.

College Students Are Not Seeking Help.

  • More than 65 percent of young adults who stopped attending college because of mental health related reasons did not request accommodations.
    • More than 60 percent of them did not access mental health services and supports either.
  • Overall, 40 percent of students with diagnosable mental health conditions did not seek help.
    • 57 percent of them did not request accommodations from their school.
  • Concern of stigma is the number one reason students do not seek help.


of students report a diagnosable mental health condition in the past 12 months.


of parents worry that they will not be able to access the mental health services their child needs.

The average number of days a student waits for an appointment with a mental health therapist.

68% of students claim to be dissatisfied with mental health services provided on campus.

70% of students do not seek off campus services because the cost is too high and their insurance won’t cover it.


75% of lifetime cases of mental health conditions begin by age 24.

Suicidal Behavior.

  • 50% of students admit to having suicidal thoughts

  • 9% of college students have attempted suicide

  • 95% of suicides committed on campus are a direct consequence of decayed mental health in college students

  • 75% of suicide victims among college students were male

  • 25% of gay or bisexual students report attempted suicide

  • 67% of students first confess to their friends about having suicidal thoughts

The Student Mental Health Foundation

Help Save A Life.