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Why Colleges Struggle To Meet Demand For Mental Health Services

Colleges and universities across the country are dealing with a lack of counselors and barriers to students getting access to mental health services they can use.

An investigation by the Daily Wildcat found long wait times for students to get appointments at the University of Arizona, and Jonathan Singer says that UA is not alone.

Singer is an associate professor of social work at Loyola University in Chicago and president of the American Association of Suicidology.

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Mark Brodie is a co-host of The Show, KJZZ’s locally produced news magazine. Since starting at KJZZ in 2002, Brodie has been a host, reporter and producer, including several years covering the Arizona Legislature, based at the Capitol.