Dozens of AU students had mental health emergencies this fall: How does school respond?

Monday, December 18, 2023

As another semester winds down, Ashland University is reminding students that those in need of mental health services during the school year are able to get the help they need. It was reported that during the fall semester, 14 students at Ashland University were hospitalized with a mental health emergency while 33 students experienced after hour non-emergency mental health incidents that didn't result in a hospitalization. Oscar McKnight, associate dean of students and director of psychological counseling service at Ashland, spoke to the Times-Gazette about the services that the university now offers to students on campus and beyond. 

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