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Mental Health

Harvard Divinity School
Health

Divinity School Student Discusses Religion as a Determinant of Health

Ans Irfan, a public health expert and student at the Divinity School, discussed his project on religion as a structural determinant of health during a virtual presentation on Monday.

CAMHS
Health

Wait Times for Therapy Appointments at Harvard Reach Six Weeks Amid Increased Demand

With demand for mental health care soaring nationwide, Harvard University Health Services is in the process of hiring additional clinicians. But the wait time for new patients to get a therapy appointment with Counseling and Mental Health Services is currently around six weeks long.

Ukraine Flag
Politics

‘Distressful’ and ‘Devastating’: Ukrainian Students Speak Out on Invasion

Between “numbness,” “sadness,” and grief, Ukrainian students at Harvard face difficulties navigating academic and personal life amid the invasion of Ukraine.

Students walking in Harvard Yard
Student Groups

College Sophomores Create New Peer Therapy Group

Two students at the College launched a peer therapy group last semester that employs empirically validated psychotherapy techniques focusing on interpersonal relationships to combat anxiety and depression.

AEO
Student Life

‘No Flexibility Whatsoever’: Students Voice Frustrations Over Harvard’s Accessibility Policies

Students have voiced exasperation over the College’s accessibility policies, lambasting them as inflexible and unreasonable.

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School of Public Health

HUNAP Director Discusses How to Improve Indigenous Mental Health Care at HSPH Lecture

Director of the Harvard University Native American Program, Joseph P. Gone ’92, discussed how to improve mental health care for Indigenous populations at an online lecture hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health on Tuesday.

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Student Life

CAMHS Reports Influx of Students Seeking Mental Health Services

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services has witnessed an influx of students seeking mental health resources since they returned to campus this fall.

Mass General Hospital
Health

MGB Invests $50 Million in Local Health Initiatives with Focus on Equity

Mass General Brigham will invest $50 million in a new initiative focused on mental health, chronic disease management, and nutrition security, the hospital network announced last week.

HGSE Ed Now event
Events

Mental Health Experts Call For Systematic Change to Improve Student Wellness at HGSE Webinar

A panel of mental health professionals called on colleges and universities to enact systemic changes aimed at improving student well-being at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard Medical School

Researchers Present Initial Findings on Psychosis in a Global Context at HSPH Webinar

Researchers presented initial findings on the prevalence and treatment of psychosis in India, Nigeria, and Trinidad at a virtual event hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Wednesday.

Suicide Awareness Event 1
Mental Health

Suicide Awareness Event 1

Backpacks strewn across Harvard Yard are part of a demonstration by nonprofit Active Minds focused on suicide prevention.

Suicide Awareness Event 2
Mental Health

Suicide Awareness Event 2

A sign on suicide prevention from the mental health nonprofit Active Minds stands in Harvard Yard.

Suicide Awareness Event 1
Student Groups

‘A Wake-up Call’: 1,000 Backpacks Across Harvard Yard Bring Attention to Undergraduates Lost to Suicide

The backpack exhibit, entitled “Send Silence Packing,” put an under-addressed issue on glaring display for everyone wandering through the Yard: mental health is a struggle on college campuses, including Harvard’s.

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HUPD

New HUPD Chief Discusses Force’s Role in Responding to Mental Health Crises in Crimson Interview

Three months into his tenure, Harvard University Police Department chief Victor A. Clay said he is looking at changes to HUPD’s response to mental health crises on and near campus in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.

Peer Mental Health Groups
Student Groups

Peer Mental Health Groups

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