Student mental health is being negatively impacted by the added stressors of 2020. College students face an ever-changing educational landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to COVID’s impact on a variety of factors involved in their education, students are more stressed, anxious, and depressed. This is a life stage that is supposed to be focused on learning and growing as an adult, but the unique challenges of this time mean students aren’t able to access those ideal experiences the way they used to.
What New Challenges Are Students Facing?
The fear of COVID-19 stretches over every college and