Chronicle of Higher Education: How Augusta University’s counseling center meets increased demand

Augusta University’s Student Counseling & Psychological Services was featured in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about how campus counseling centers are meeting rising demand from students.

Over the past six years, the number of students seeking appointments has grown by an average of 30 percent, five times the average rate of enrollment growth, according to the Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Read how psychology and counseling-education professors at Augusta University meet the demand by spending a few hours each week treating students they don’t teach.

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Stretched to Capacity

Nov. 6, 2016

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