Tags mental health

Student mental health app introduces peer-to-peer interaction, with guardrails

by Lindsay McKenzie

Students using TimelyMD's mental health app can now speak to each other, though the company says any conversations are tightly moderated.

Canvas will let students connect to health services directly from the LMS

by Emily Bamforth

Instructure, which publishes the Canvas learning management system, is integrating campus telehealth provider TimelyMD into its software.

Many college students seek mental-health help after hours, app maker shows

by Emily Bamforth

Forty percent of students who used the TimelyCare app for mental-health check-ins did so outside of normal business hours, its developers said.

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

by Emily Bamforth

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

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

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

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

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

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.