First‐Generation Students' Sense of Belonging, Mental Health, and Use of Counseling Services at Public Research Universities

Author(s):
Stebleton, Michael J.; Soria, Krista M.; Huesman Jr., Ronald L.
Publication Year:
2014
Source:
Journal of College Counseling

This study explored 1st‐generation students' sense of belonging, mental health status, and use of mental health services in comparison to non‐1st‐generation students. Using the Student Experience in the Research University multi‐institutional survey, the authors found that 1st‐generation students tended to report lower ratings of belonging, greater levels of depression/stress, and lower use of services compared to non‐1st‐generation students. Implications for college counselors and suggestions for future inquiry are provided.

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