Informal help-seeking for mental health among U.S. college students in 2018-2019

Among U.S. college and university students, 44 percent reported receiving counseling or support from friends for mental or emotional health concerns in the past year. This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. college students who received counseling or support for their mental or emotional health from select sources in 2018-2019.

Percentage of U.S. college students who received counseling or support for their mental or emotional health from select sources in 2018-2019

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Source

Release date

2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018 to 2019

Number of respondents

62,171 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

College students from 79 schools

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "In the past 12 months have you received counseling or support for your mental or emotional health from any of the following sources? (Select all that apply)"

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