10/29/2013 10:12 EDT | Updated 12/29/2013 05:12 EST

Campus mental problems a mix of physiology, environment

Mental health outreach at colleges and universities is more important than ever, campus staff say, as studies show a rise in serious anxiety issues experienced by young people entering post-secondary life.

In the second part in a series on mental stress among post-secondary students, CBC's Nil Koksal examines why some psychological disorders can be so crushing in the late teens and early 20s.