Campus ministries, counselors join to tackle mental health

From left, University of St. Thomas students Helen Knudson, Arianna Norals, and Salma Nadir set up a table for decorating mason jars and headscarves at the school’s celebration for the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on the lawn in front of the Catholic chapel in St. Paul, Minn., on May 7. (AP Photo/Giovanna Dell’Orto)

ST. PAUL, Minn. — As student anxiety skyrockets, campus ministries are trying to help by not only offering the comforts of faith and community, but also creating collaborations with mental health professionals.