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When delaying care may be best

Jan 17, 2019 - Philadelphia Inquirer

As the demand for mental health services among college students nearly doubled over the last decade, advocates championed a common refrain: get students into treatment now.

Students, parents, and mental health experts feared that students left without treatment might harm themselves or others. Many universities responded by increasing counselors' caseloads and funneling resources into urgent care.

But a report released Wednesday suggests the emphasis on getting students into therapy ...