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New Hampshire Colleges Face Surge in Reports of Anxiety, Depression Among Students

UNH senior Kirstin Pesaresi, president of Stop the Stigma club Credit: Sheryl Rich-Kern / NHPR

UNH senior Kirstin Pesaresi, president of Stop the Stigma club
Credit: Sheryl Rich-Kern / NHPR

For college students, the first semester of the academic year is well underway. Kids are busy making new friends and adjusting to classes and dorm life.

But unlike previous generations, these young adults are more likely to report anxiety and depression.

And that has campus mental health centers struggling to keep up with demand.

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