Tags mental health

Sacred Heart U. graduate students can video chat or text with a therapist for free

by Emily Bamforth • 3 weeks ago

The Fairfield, Connecticut, school wants to support graduate students with a flexible online solution instead of making them visit on-campus providers.

Mental health first-aid training spreads to Niagara University

by Betsy Foresman • 8 months ago

To aid with feelings of anxiety, isolation and depression, the university will train faculty to lead a campuswide mental health support network.

'Mental health first aid' training coming to North Carolina college

by Betsy Foresman • 9 months ago

Students at College of the Albemarle will be able to learn about mental health issues and how to support people in psychological distress starting this spring.

Sacramento State creates virtual hangout to combat social isolation

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

The virtual space is intended to help students, staff and faculty reclaim social interaction though open mic nights, cooking demonstrations and virtual yoga.

Fairfield University among first to offer virtual counseling services through UWill

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

As reports of heightened anxiety and depression spike during the pandemic, one Connecticut university is partnering with a new startup to provide counseling services designed for remote access.

Bucknell U.'s online training program is destigmatizing mental health issues

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

A program showing students, faculty and staff how to identify and speak to peers struggling with mental health issues is encouraging more conversation on touchy subjects, university leaders said.

San Diego State moves community mental health clinic online

by Jake Williams • 1 year ago

In addition to shifting to online classes, the university also moved its counseling program to a virtual environment during the coronavirus pandemic.