SXSW EDU 2021
Therapy on Demand: Rethinking Campus Mental Health
As the pandemic continues to highlight the ongoing and exacerbated mental health challenges that students face, it has also spurred colleges to explore new approaches to provide support services to anxious and stressed-out students. With recent research indicating that nearly six in 10 students are grappling with anxiety brought on by COVID-19, can telehealth and on-demand therapy help to mitigate this looming crisis?
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- Map the extent and scope of the mental health challenge currently facing college students.
- Discuss the role of emerging technologies in helping address this crisis by providing on-demand therapy.
- Understand how to implement mental health support services at one’s own institution.
Ben Watsky, Chief of Staff, Whiteboard Advisors