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Students sit on the lawn at Marymount University in Virginia on a sunny day

Grad Students Provide Free Counseling to Community, Gain Experience

Starting this spring, Marymount’s master’s in counseling and doctoral students can earn work experience through a free counseling clinic for the public.

Linda Bonnar of Upstrive: Pulse Podcast

This month’s episode of The Pulse podcast features Linda Bonnar of Upstrive, an app aimed at measuring student well-being. In...
A student sits on stairs next to a backpack, looking frustrated and sad.

Survey: Students Turn to Loved Ones, Social Media First for Mental Health Help

New research finds college students lean on their friends and family over counselors or therapists to support their mental health concerns. How can higher education better reach students with resources?

Students enjoy a warm May day by hanging out on the Green at Dartmouth College.

New on the Job: Q&A With Estevan Garcia, Dartmouth College

As Dartmouth’s inaugural chief wellness officer, Garcia is overseeing campus health and well-being for students, faculty and staff, starting this month.

A stressed-out student works at her desk.

Student Wellness Tip: Promote Psychological Resilience

Students in crisis are less likely to perform well in their academics, but teaching self-regulation practices can help a student soothe their mind and take on challenges during the day.

Teacher takes time to walk and talk with teen

Faculty, Staff Members Serve as Key Mental Health Resources for Students

A survey of Iowa community college employees found stakeholders want to support students’ mental health, but many feel underprepared to do so. University of Iowa researchers identified six solutions to help.

A group of students sit at desks, hands on the desk with eyes closed, practicing mindfulness

Scaling Up: Teaching Students Meditative Practices

A decade-old initiative at Cornell University empowers students to destress and reflect through meditation sessions.

A student wearing blue shirt and jeans shows surprise during a performance of a play to raise awareness about mental health.

Student Wellness Tip: Use Art to Start Conversations About Mental Health

One play seemed to speak perfectly to the youth mental health crisis. That’s why professional theater artists at UNC brought it directly to students.