New Barnes & Noble Education Report Finds Gen Z College Students Grapple with Extreme Stress, Mental Health Challenges

(Business Wire, August 12) Seventy-six percent of students deal with mental health issues but only 24% have visited on-campus counseling centers Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED), a leading provider of educational products and services solutions for higher education and K-12 institutions, today announced the findings from its “Mental Health & Well-Being on Campus: How We Better Care for the Whole Student” report.

Conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights℠, the report surveyed college students and parents of current college students to better understand the state of mental and physical well-being among college students today.

The report found that college students are under more stress than ever before – driven by a variety of factors like the current political environment, academic expectations, financial concerns, making friends and more. In addition, the report underscores the role of universities, parents, friends and extended family members to better assist students in addressing mental health issues. Read more.