Counseling

Before a suicide, OCR again tells colleges not to remove self-threatening students

Amid persisting confusion about when colleges can involuntarily remove a self-threatening student, Education Department again signals it's not permissible -- in an investigation that ends in a student's suicide.

Counseling center directors face troubled students, overburdened staff

Counseling center patients are struggling with familiar issues at slightly different levels, but some suggest the long increase of mental health problems among students may be peaking.

College counseling and health center merger trend worries some staff

Under increasing stress, more campus health and counseling centers are integrating their services. But the growing trend is causing discontent among some staff.

Counselor faculty consultations on rise since Virginia Tech

Five years after the tragic killings at Virginia Tech, counseling centers report that they are much more likely than in the past to hear from professors who are worried about a student.

AUCCCD survey shows some progress, same struggles for college counseling centers

Staff see some improvements in the state of counseling centers and the students they treat, but struggle to deal with core issues.

Recent shifts highlight complexity of counseling and parental notification

For counselors, knowing whether to inform parents that their child might be suicidal is hard, and -- following a handful of recent developments -- getting harder.

UCLA takes on 'grand challenge' of ending depression

UCLA is attempting to end the disease entirely, starting with students on its campus.

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