Event Title

Mental Health, Mental Illness, and Stigma Among Undergraduate College Students

Poster Number

101

Honors Thesis Committee

Kori Bloomquist, Ph.D.; Wendy Sellers, Ph.D.; and Cynthia Forrest, Ph.D.

Location

Richardson Ball Room (DIGS)

Start Date

20-4-2018 2:15 PM

End Date

20-4-2018 4:15 PM

Description

This research study focuses on mental health, mental illness, and stigma and how they are experienced by college students. This research is important because undergraduate college students face many challenges, and their mental health often goes by the wayside. The goal of this research is to learn more about the mental health needs of undergraduate college students. This and related research have the potential to improve mental health resources and treatment and diminish stigma associated with mental illness. Participants in this quantitative study responded to questions and prompts via an online survey. Findings related to the participants’ experiences of mental health, mental illness, and stigma are discussed.

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Mental Health, Mental Illness, and Stigma Among Undergraduate College Students

Richardson Ball Room (DIGS)

This research study focuses on mental health, mental illness, and stigma and how they are experienced by college students. This research is important because undergraduate college students face many challenges, and their mental health often goes by the wayside. The goal of this research is to learn more about the mental health needs of undergraduate college students. This and related research have the potential to improve mental health resources and treatment and diminish stigma associated with mental illness. Participants in this quantitative study responded to questions and prompts via an online survey. Findings related to the participants’ experiences of mental health, mental illness, and stigma are discussed.