School shootings raise questions of mental health of college students

The enhanced focus on mental wellbeing can be seen at Frostburg State, too. After a shooting during the university’s homecoming weekend in October 2022 only two blocks away from campus and another in May across the street from school property, many students and faculty are voicing their concern for the stability of mental health on academic performance.

Susan Mandell, the director of the university’s Counseling and Psychological Services and a licensed clinical psychologist in Maryland, recognizes many of the effects that these traumatic events can have on students.

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