Student Wellness

Sound Mind, Sound Student Body

Challenges and strategies for managing the growing mental health crisis on college and university campuses

Before entering college, Nicole, a junior at a small liberal arts college in New England, had been getting treatment for anorexia for two years. Finding a college with adequate mental health services was one of her biggest concerns, so she was relieved when the director of counseling services at the college she selected promised her a full treatment, complete with a weekly dietician meeting and regular sessions with a psychiatrist and a therapist.

Establishments Go Alcohol-Free For 'State Patty's'

Nearly three dozen downtown bars, restaurants and bottle shops have agreed to halt alcohol sales to counter an early St. Patrick's Day celebration created by Penn State students, the most aggressive effort yet to curb drinking for the unofficial "State Patty's Day" holiday.

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College Health Plans Respond as Transgender Students Gain Visibility

Over the last decade, as activists started pushing colleges to accommodate transgender students, they first raised only basic issues, like recognizing a name change or deciding who could use which bathrooms.

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U of Texas Regents To Review Policies On Inappropriate Relationships

The University of Texas System will review policies regarding inappropriate relationships between employees and students at all 15 campuses in the system, officials said Sunday.

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At ‘Suitcase Schools’ Around the Country, Friday Means It’s Time to Leave

On any given Saturday, Central Connecticut State University is nearly empty. No Frisbee flinging, no lingering over lattes at Jazzman’s Cafe and Bakery. The library closes at 3:45, the cafeteria at 6:30 sharp.

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SMU Student Reports Sexual Assault As University Continues To Review Its Policies

A Southern Methodist University student reported she was sexually assaulted early Monday morning by a student acquaintance in a campus dorm room, according to SMU police.

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Students Across Michigan Sign Up For 'Sugar Daddies' To Help Pay For College

There’s no flipping hamburger, serving drinks or answering phones to make enough money to pay for college for several hundred Michigan students.

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