University students keep fighting with it mental health difficulties raised pandemicaccording to experts.
growing numbers Young They seek help from peer-operated helplines worrydepression and suicidal thoughts.
Nightline, the student-run listening and information services open at night, recorded a 51.4 percent increase in calls in 2020-2021, with early data indicating a 30 percent increase for 2021-22, and a further 23 percent increase since the beginning of the school year. Present.
The 52-year-old Anonymous Listening Service, which is located on universities across the UK, said there was a huge 10.9 per cent rise in callers discussing stress and anxiety.
That number has risen to 17 percent since September, along with a rise in students worried about their finances.
in Report Outlining the findings, Simon Pickles, Head of Engagement and Communications at the Nightline Society, said the latest data shows the huge impact Covid-19 still has on students.
“The pandemic has had a profound impact on students’ lives, from the way students learn, socialize, and access resources to the challenges and difficulties they face,” he said.
“The data and insights presented in this report show that Nightline Services have adapted to support the new challenges of student life and continue to achieve our core vision as a charitable organization.”
News comes in the form of Many students are ‘struggling to survive’ Government support has failed to keep pace with the rising cost of living.
Universities have raised concerns about the growing financial pressures many students are facing that have forced them to take on more paid work in addition to their studies in an effort to meet the rising costs.
And the A report released in October by MillionPlus found that nearly 300,000 students would be severely affected by the cost-of-living crisis if financial support is not provided.A new analysis warned.
Rachel Hewitt, chief executive of the Confederation of Modern Universities UK, said students come from a range of backgrounds that influence what kind of support is needed.
“If the UK government does not address the financial challenges that await students in this academic year, it risks a student recruitment and retention crisis which could have a detrimental long-term impact on its education and skills agenda,” she warned.
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