One in five college students reported thoughts of suicide, according to a 2018 study by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. And it was the second-leading cause of death among people ages 10 to 34, according to the CDC. Now colleges are training students to help peers who are at risk for depression and suicide.
Although there have been great strides since the Americans with Disabilities Act was put in place 29 years ago, long-standing problems persist. One of them is the unemployment rate for disabled people, which “has pretty much stayed the same since World War II,” said Felicia Nurmsen, managing director of employer services at NOD.