EXCLUSIVE SERIES: THE KIDS ARE NOT OK: The COVID effect on post-secondary students - Part 3
As mental health awareness week concludes and we look ahead to the Thanksgiving long weekend, we bring you part 3 of our NEWSTALK1010 exclusive series - THE KIDS ARE NOT OK: The COVID effect on post-secondary students.
Over the past few days you've heard stories from students about their mental health struggles as they try to navigate university in the middle of a pandemic.
You've heard about the major demand for resources: calls to crisis lines are way up, and students are accessing mental health services in droves, numbers like we've never seen before.
Today, reporter Ashley Legassic speaks with the minister responsible for colleges and universities. Does he know how bad things are? What is the government going to do to help students get the support they need?