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Visual designers worked to make the website more engaging for students, as well as help students differentiate between stress, distress and crisis.

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University updates website for students in distress

February 22, 2019 0 comments

A revised version of the University’s “Helping a Student in Distress” website launched earlier this month, which aims to be more accessible for students experiencing mental health issues and peers hoping to help them, according to an announcement from the Office of the Vice President for Campus Life.

Construction for the health and wellness center and residence hall is slated to begin in October.

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University selects architecture firm for health, wellness center, residential hall

February 1, 2019 0 comments

The Corporation’s Committee on Facilities and Campus Planning has selected architectural firm William Rawn Associates to design a new integrated health and wellness center and residence hall at 450 Brook St., said University Architect Collette Creppell.

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Maryori Conde ’18 MAT ’19 dies in car accident

January 17, 2019 0 comments

Maryori Conde ’18 MAT ’19 passed away this morning in a fatal car accident on Interstate 95 near Attleboro, Massachusetts, wrote Vice President for Campus Life Eric Estes and other University administrators in a community-wide email.

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Brattoli ’19 dies following stroke

August 17, 2018 0 comments

Anthony Brattoli ’19 died July 18, wrote Vice President for Student Life Eric Estes and Dean of the College Rashid Zia in a community- wide email July 31. He passed away in his home city Chicago after experiencing a cerebral hemorrhage and entering a coma in the Czech Republic.

Twenty-three percent of students prescribed mental health medication

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Twenty-three percent of students prescribed mental health medication

April 26, 2018 0 comments

The Herald’s spring undergraduate poll found that 13.3 percent of students have been prescribed medication for depression and 16.6 percent for anxiety.

Student panelists at a town hall shared their experiences with mental health resources on campus. They called for increased transparency and access and emphasized the importance of continuous improvement.

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Students talk mental health at town hall

April 20, 2018 0 comments

At a mental health town hall yesterday, five student panelists praised reforms to mental health and disability services on campus while also vocalizing their discontent with a continued lack of transparency and systemic limits to resource accessibility.

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CAPS launches new Wellness Life Hacks workshops

January 28, 2018 0 comments

Counseling and Psychological Services will offer four new workshops through their new project, called Wellness Life Hacks this semester.

CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

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CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

September 26, 2017 0 comments

For the first time, Counseling and Psychological Services allowed students to meet with therapists without scheduling an appointment beforehand.

Health, wellness director to depart in June

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Health, wellness director to depart in June

April 6, 2017 0 comments

The University’s executive director of health and wellness, Unab Khan, will leave the University at the end of June, the University announced.

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Brown hosts second annual Ivy League mental health conference

February 26, 2017 0 comments

Student delegations from all Ivy League universities convened at Brown over the weekend for the second annual Ivy League Mental Health Conference.