Topic: mental health

CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

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CAPS introduces new policies to improve care

September 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

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

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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.

CAPS hosts informational open hours at student centers

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CAPS hosts informational open hours at student centers

February 15, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Counseling and Psychological Services expanded “Let’s Talk” to the Nelson Fitness Center and the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center.

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CAPS unveils mental health screening site, online quizzes

October 25, 2016 2 comments

This semester, Counseling and Psychological Services introduced an anonymous online self-screening tool for students to evaluate their mental health.

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National trigger warning discussion comes to campus

September 21, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Trigger warnings elicit both objection and support at universities across the nation.

Students in PHP 1520: “Emergency Medical Systems: An Anatomy of Critical Performance” organized an exhibit showcasing submitted narratives, poetry and art about experiences with mental illness to increase awareness.

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Student exhibit spotlights mental health

April 21, 2016 1 comment

An exhibit on mental health and substance abuse, organized by students in PHP 1520, opened Wednesday in Faunce.

Project LETS creator Stefanie Kaufman ‘17 advocates for peer mental health support.

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Project LETS provides peer mental health counseling

March 24, 2016 2 comments

August 2013, the month before she came to Brown, Stefanie Kaufman’s ’17 now-national nonprofit Project Let’s Erase the Stigma became incorporated.

Members of the Undergraduate Council of Students gathered in Petteruti Lounge to hear remarks from Corporation members. UCS brought key student concerns to top administrators and helped secure investment in wages for student members of various University committees.

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Brown launches funding pilot for student committee members

February 26, 2016 3 comments

The Mental Health Community Council and Title IX Oversight and Advisory Board will debut a pilot program for research funding this semester.

Students for Justice in Palestine protested the Jewish Journeys event featuring Michael Douglas and Natan Sharansky earlier this month. Many involved with campus activism encounter mental, emotional and physical stress while trying to balance their academic and activist responsibilities.

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Schoolwork, advocacy place strain on student activists

February 18, 2016 64 comments

“There are people breaking down, dropping out of classes and failing classes because of the activism work they are taking on,” said David.