Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health

Data Point of the Month

We are excited to feature a “Data Point of the Month” series! Each data point we share in this series aims to highlight an interesting finding from our national Healthy Minds Study or other data sets. To view archived data points, please follow this link.

April 2021

The April Data Point of the Month is focused on National Alcohol Awareness Month to increase awareness and understanding of the causes and treatment of a top national public health issue: alcoholism.  Data is from the 2019-2020 Healthy Minds Study.

March 2021

The March 2021 Data Point of the Month Highlights Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and how to support their mental health. 

February 2021

The February 2021 Data Point of the Month highlights Black college student experiences in honor of Black History Month.  Data is from the HMS Fall 2020 Report (~31,750 students across 36 post-secondary education institutions). 

December 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic has been associated with increased resilience in college students, highlighting the adaptability and positive outcomes from the stressful environment brought on by the pandemic.

November 2020

The COVID-19 Pandemic was correlated to changes in help-seeking behavior using HMN Data from Winter 2020 semester. Notably, an increased proportion of students were willing to seek help from clinicians, friends, and significant others during the pandemic.