HUFFINGTON POST: Universities Must Do More To Protect ‘At Risk’ Students From Suicide, Experts Say

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 13/7/2017

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A national inquiry into suicide among young people has prompted experts to demand universities do more to support “at risk” students. 

Researchers at the University of Manchester discovered that around 75 students under the age of 25 die by suicide each year in England and Wales - but only 12% of this group are known to student counselling services beforehand.

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TitleUniversities Must Do More To Protect ‘At Risk’ Students From Suicide, Experts Say
Media name/outletHuffington Post
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date13/07/17
DescriptionA national inquiry into suicide among young people has prompted experts to demand universities do more to support “at risk” students.

Researchers at the University of Manchester discovered that around 75 students under the age of 25 die by suicide each year in England and Wales - but only 12% of this group are known to student counselling services beforehand.
URLwww.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/universities-protect-at-risk-students-suicide-experts_uk_596393d9e4b02e9bdb0e4e43
PersonsLouis Appleby, Navneet Kapur

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