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Joseph, S. (2019, August 29). Depression, anxiety rising among U.S. college students. Retrieved September 4, 2019.

The rate of US college students reporting moderate to severe anxiety increased from 17.9% in 2013 to 34.4% in 2018, while the prevalence of those who reported having severe depression increased from 9.4% to 21.1% during the same period, according to a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health. Researchers also found that 1.8% of college youths attempted suicide in 2018, compared with 0.7% in 2013.