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Topic: mental health

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 Comments are Disabled

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.

22 percent of students call home at least once a day

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22 percent of students call home at least once a day

April 20, 2018 Comments are Disabled

When Alexis Jackson ’21 left her family in Ohio and arrived on College Hill, she felt overwhelmed by the jarringly difficult pre-med classes.

The six local advocacy groups that compose AMOR convened Feb. 14 to celebrate the coalition’s launch of a hotline that offers legal and mental support for immigrants and minorities.

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Local hotline provides legal support to immigrants

April 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Nearly two months after establishing a hotline that provides support to immigrants and minorities in Rhode Island, the Alliance to Mobilize Our Resistance is focused on making small-scale community change by offering immediate support to its callers.

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Johnson ’20: Don’t romanticize destructive habits

April 3, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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.”

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University studies postpartum depression program

April 2, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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.

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Metro Roundup, April 2

April 1, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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

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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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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 Comments are Disabled

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