Topic: mental health

Columns, Opinions

Johnson ’20: Don’t romanticize destructive habits

April 3, 2018 0 comments

According to the American College Health Association, nearly one out of five university students is affected by anxiety or depression. There are many reasons why these disorders may be prevalent on college campuses, including smartphone addiction, the rising cost of college and mental overexhaustion. Nearly all students at Brown experience […]

Michigan State and U. researchers are studying ROSE, a prevention program for postpartum depression, to analyze its effect on “at-risk populations.”

News, Science & Research

University studies postpartum depression program

April 2, 2018 0 comments

Postpartum depression, experienced by one in seven mothers in the United States, is more than twice as common among low-income women, according to a press release from Michigan State University.

Metro, News

Metro Roundup, April 2

April 1, 2018 0 comments

Three thousand Rhode Islanders bore posters, megaphones and palpable determination as they assembled to stand behind the survivors of the Parkland, Florida shooting and demand gun control March 24 at the State House.

Living space aesthetics impact students’ mental health

Arts & Culture

Living space aesthetics impact students’ mental health

March 9, 2018 1 comment

Students moving into their dorms each year are faced with familiar questions: Should they curate the perfect display of photos featuring the optimal balance of high school friends, family and travel experiences?

Yema Yang ’19 and Matthew Flathers ’19 are co-coordinating the student push for a disability identity and cultural center on campus. Despite community support, the center’s creation does not have a timeframe.

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Students propose disability identity center

February 21, 2018 0 comments

A group of Brown student leaders and activists is currently pushing to create a disability identity and cultural center on campus.

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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.

CS department pilots student wellness position

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CS department pilots student wellness position

November 14, 2017 0 comments

This semester, the Department of Computer Science will hire its first paid student advocates for health and wellness.

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.

Op-eds, Opinions

Slade ’20: Reconstructing fatness

September 10, 2017 1 comment

Growing up fat, I learned 1,000 ways to make myself smaller.

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Brown hosts second annual Ivy League mental health conference

February 26, 2017 1 comment

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