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The mental health impact of rising debt: ‘A lot of students suffer silently’

May 31, 2016

Globe & Mail | May. 30, 2016

While schools attempt to lessen the load by offering financial aid, average student debt appears to be climbing. So some institutions are also responding by beefing up their mental health services to help students cope with life in the red. “We’re worried about one type of debt — student debt — and we want to know how to pay it off as quickly as possible,” said Dillon Collet, who is about to enter his final year at the University of Toronto’s faculty of law and sat on the dean’s advisory committee on financial aid. Read more.