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UniWellness Weekly #10: March 27, 2019

Welcome to UniWellness Weekly!

Each week, we will share a handful of recent news articles with you about student mental health. Feel free to share your feedback with us or send us an article or event to include in the next issue.

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Happy reading!

Paige Long
UniWellness Weekly Editor 
UniWellness Care Customer Experience Lead
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Virginia Tech Therapy Dog Moose Named 2019 Animal Hero

March 20, 2019

Moose, a therapy dog at Virginia Tech’s Cook Counseling Center, has made a tremendously positive impact on campus! From making counseling feel more supportive to helping students destigmatize mental health, the difference Moose has made has led Virginia Tech to add two more therapy dogs to their counseling staff.


How Ohio State is Making Mental Wellness a Campus-Wide Priority

March 21, 2019

Ohio State University has made a number of changes to improve student wellness in recent years. Cross-department collaboration with the counseling center, increased mental health programming, adding mental health-related resources to syllabi, and providing iPads with wellness apps have made a great difference at Ohio State.


Why I Openly Share My Own Mental Health Condition with My College Students:  7 Ways College Faculty Can Better Support Students’ Mental Health

March 21, 2019

In UniWellness Weekly #8, we discussed that professors don’t always know how to help students who are struggling with their mental health. Last week, Dr. Kristen Lee published an article that breaks it down into seven easy steps. Check it out!


Teacher Displays Creative Way to Check In on Students Having a ‘Hard Time’  

March 22, 2019

Eighth grade teacher Jessie Clayton developed an easy way for students to communicate with her about how they’re doing. With this daily check-in, she has a better understanding of who is doing well and who needs help. We hope every teacher sees this and implements this strategy in their classrooms!

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Upcoming Events

Do you have a mental health or telehealth-related event coming up? Tell us about it! Email paige@uniwellnesscare.com to be included in this listing.  

2019 Convergence Telehealth Summit
March 31-April 2, 2019
Williamsburg, Virginia 

Telemed Leadership Forum 2019
April 3-5, 2019
Washington, DC 

American Telemedicine Association 2019 Annual Conference and Expo
April 14-16, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana 
#ATA19 

American Association of Suicidology 52nd Annual Conference
April 24-27, 2019
Denver, Colorado 
#AAS19
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