The number of students seeking help for mental ill-health has increased by nearly 50% in the past four years, according to new figures.

NUS Scotland described the 47% rise in those trying to access mental health support services in the four years to 2014/15 as “incredibly worrying”.

Reported by the Scottish Herald. You can read the full story here. 

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