We have compiled resources about common mental health conditions among college students and some different resources available at Virginia Tech and around Blacksburg, Virginia. For each topic below, you can visit a webpage with more information or download a full report. Remember that this website is a research project and cannot replace treatment by a medical professional. This site is not intended to treat, diagnose, prevent, or cure diseases. If this is an emergency, contact local authories or a trained medical professional immediately!
According to the CDC, about 50 percent of adults will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder during their lifespan. Students between 18–24 face many changes that can trigger a mental illness or disorder such as anxiety or depression. With increased rates of suicide and hospitalization for students, it’s important to address mental health on campus. This website contains resources for individuals who want to learn more about mental health resources at Virginia Tech.