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Student Wellness Tip: Supporting Lonely Learners

A new report from TimelyCare and Active Minds highlights practices for college leaders and stakeholders to address mental health and isolation among college students.

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Student Wellness Tip: Connect Students to Hotlines

Higher education practitioners can support students’ mental health and well-being in the moment help is needed through resource connections for different student groups.

A student reads near a Rooting Station in Beal Botanical Garden at Michigan State University

Campus Garden Initiative Engages Student Well-Being and Reflection

Michigan State staff partnered with faculty and students to create wellness programming within the campus garden and arboretum, providing opportunities in nature for community members to focus on themselves and their health.

Overwhelmed student amidst campus protests

Protests Magnify Concerns About Student Mental Health

Data from digital mental health platforms for college students show an increased demand for counseling amid tensions stemming from the Israel-Hamas war.

An overwhelmed woman sits at a table in front of a laptop, her head in one hand; in the other she holds a sign that reads “HELP!” The sign fully obscures her face.

How Accommodating Can (Should) I Be?

As colleges relax the rules to account for students’ real struggles, David Galef asks when accommodations may go too far.

Students walking and riding bicycles on the campus of the University of North Carolina.

New on the Job: Q&A With Gilbert Rogers, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

As part of an institutional focus on financial wellness, Rogers heads efforts to teach financial literacy and help students juggle their finances while enrolled.

Male patient and doctor during consultation in hospital room

Student Wellness Tip: Offer Mental Health Screenings

A growing number of students live with mental illnesses, although they may not realize it. Colleges and universities can help identify students and connect them to care by providing free screenings on campus.

Durmerrick Ross, pictured here next to text from his OHR complaint.

A Settlement—and a Push for Change—Over Mental Health

A former Howard University student faced major barriers continuing his education after a mental health crisis. Now he’s on a mission to help others in the same situation.