Clinician Concerns


Rising demand for mental health services is outpacing capacity at college counseling centers across the country, creating a campus mental health crisis.

College counseling centers are looking for ways to increase their capacity to reach more students in need while lessening the administrative burdens that keep them from interacting with students.

Over 2 weeks

was the average wait time from asking for help until the first clinical appointment for centers offering triage appointments.

Only 13%

of students at 4-year colleges and universities were able to be served by counseling services.

Only 5%

of students at community college were able to be served by counseling services.

2020 Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors Annual Survey