WHITTIER DAILY NEWS

The Mental Health Care Crisis in California Colleges

 
With the rise of mental health illnesses, Cal State University is changing its system to provide more resources for students in need of mental health care. One change is to switch to group therapy from one-on-one counseling to relieve pressure on the students. 
 
Kevin Thomas, a licensed psychologist at CSUF, said group therapy previously was dismissed because students tend to shun group projects and fear opening up to peers. While Thomas said those factors are still true, he added that students who get into group therapy tend to see results. "They learn there are other people like them. They aren't alone." Continue reading in the Whittier Daily News.

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