This fact sheet explains some of the findings of the 2023 Monitor on Mental Health and Substance Use among Higher Education Students. Presented here are the results of the second survey. The first survey took place in 2021. For a comprehensive description and discussion of the findings, plus recommendations, please refer to the accompanying report.

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  • Mental Health

    In its capacity as the Dutch National Institute for Public Health, RIVM carries out a wide range of tasks and activities. This includes essential public health functions such as population monitoring, surveillance and reporting; health promotion and disease prevention; public health research, evaluation and knowledge; workforce development; and emergency management. Mental health is an integral part of health, and so these functions also cover issues related to mental health and well-being, either as a dedicated topic or as part of broader health horizon scanning.