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On May 26, 2018, NBC Nightly News Medical Correspondent, Dr. John Torres, reported on the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge’s unique efforts to deliver better and faster mental health services to its student body in response to the growing demand for mental health services among college studentsThe massive research initiative is designed to understand, treat and prevent depression.

In the article, “Record Numbers of College Students Are Seeking Treatment for Depression and Anxiety — But Schools Can’t Keep Up,” TIME showcases creative college campus approaches to addressing the ever-increasing student demand for mental health services. TIME featured university strategies include implementing digital counseling services, increasing funding to preexisting services, and upping the number of staff within counseling departments.