Bhubaneswar, Aug. 1 -- New York: Researchers have revealed that well-being strategies such as breathing exercises can improve mental health in college students and manages stress and anxiety.

The research team evaluated three classroom-based wellness training programs that incorporate breathing and emotional intelligence strategies, finding that two led to improvements in aspects of wellbeing.

The most effective programme led to improvements in six areas, including depression and social connectedness.

The researchers, who reported findings in the journal Frontiers in Psychiatry, said such resiliency training programmes could be a valuable tool for addressing the mental health crisis on university campuses.

"Student mental health has b...