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Student Suicides Prompt $38 Million Building Safeguards

The University of Houston announced it will spend $38 million on new safety measures at Agnes Arnold Hall, a campus...
Two students receive Reiki at Bowdoin college.

Student Wellness Tip: Add Integrative Health Options on Campus

Bowdoin College offers weekly acupuncture and Reiki clinics to promote rest and relaxation among the student population.

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Layering Mental Health Care at a Community College

Columbus State Community College is taking a multifaceted approach to meeting its students with mental health services offerings, developing a new department as well as adding online counseling and intern support.

Students take notes in a classroom.

Student Wellness Tip: Promote Social Connection

A new advisory from the U.S. surgeon general offers recommendations for individuals and the education system to promote social connection and improve community health and well-being.

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Mental Health and ‘Expectable’ vs. ‘Unmanageable’ Discomfort: Key Podcast

A trio of experts discusses how a changing definition of mental health complicates colleges’ efforts to care for their students.

Students walk on a sunny day at the University of Kentucky.

Success Program Launch: Financial Investment in Student Well-Being

The University of Kentucky is incentivizing healthy habits among its student population, rewarding academic excellence and physical wellness with private donations to investment and savings accounts opened with assistance from the institution.

A man holds two white takeout boxes of food.

Student Wellness Tip: Creating Campus Access to Free Meals

Efforts to remedy food insecurity at three institutions demonstrate various strategies to assist students with this basic need, from implementing new technologies to offering centralized locations.

Three therapy dogs sit on a blue couch.

Student Wellness Tip: Therapy Dogs for Daily Destressing

Nazareth College provides weekly dog office hours for students to engage in animal-assisted mental health and wellness interventions.