College Counselling Services in Scotland: Insights and Perspectives Amidst the Student Mental Health Crisis
This independent research report provides an updated overview of Scottish College Counselling Services.
First, the report summarises the landscape of provision within College Counselling Services in Scotland. It identifies the range of internal and external services and support offered by colleges.
Second, the demand for student counselling across colleges is examined.
Third, the utilisation of College Counselling services in regard to presenting problems and usage differences based on students’ gender, ethnicity, and year of study, is summarised.
The role of the Scottish Government in improving student mental health through funded initiatives is also examined.
Lastly, based on the findings of this report, recommendations are made for improving Scottish College Counselling Services.