Mental health

A Very Scary Story

Smart Title: 

After Virginia Tech shootings, San Jose State instructor stopped teaching course in response to student who wrote of killing professor.

Privacy and Protection

Smart Title: 

Panel reviewing Virginia Tech massacre struggles with laws that could hamper coordinated interventions with mentally ill students.

Fuzzy Understandings of FERPA

Smart Title: 

U.S. report on Virginia Tech shootings cites misinformed interpretation of privacy laws as barrier to crisis prevention communication.

Beer, Brotherhood and Guns

Smart Title: 

Recent incidents point to the potentially tragic presence of weapons at fraternities.

When Student Writing Could be a Red Flag

Smart Title: 

Virginia Tech's creative writing faculty craft guidelines to help instructors and teaching assistants discern writing that may signal danger from prose that is just disturbing.

Student, Interrupted

Smart Title: 

An Eastern Illinois student with post-traumatic stress disorder was essentially forced out of college after having a flashback in class.

Taking Their Medicine

Smart Title: 

The shooter at Northern Illinois U. reportedly had stopped taking his medication. What factors put college and graduate students at risk of defying doctors' orders?

The Mental Health Squeeze

Smart Title: 

As demand for psychological services continues to rise, some college counseling centers strapped for resources resort to longer waits or shorter appointments.

Predicting and Preventing Campus Violence

Smart Title: 

Experts in the field gather at Columbia University to discuss school shooters, student suicides and the law, among other topics.

Scars in the Classroom

Smart Title: 

A new book focuses on students who cut themselves -- and write about it for English class.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Mental health
Back to Top