Minnesota student survey shows increase in Mental Health issue

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(St. Paul, MN) -- The latest Minnesota Student Survey is showing an increase in reports of mental health issues.

The survey is conducted every three years and is the first since the pandemic began.

Students responding reported mental health struggles more than in any other year of the survey's 33 year history.

The Education, Health, Human Services, and Public Safety Departments collaborate on the survey.