Spokesman Dave Golden of the University of Minnesota’s Boynton Health Service — which recently upped staff to cover a backlog of mental health cases — tells the Minnesota Daily what health officials are seeing there:
“Our demand is up, our patient visits are up, but diagnosis [of depression] on campus is down.”
MPR’s Tim Post covered that scene back in January.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.