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UniWellness Weekly #14: April 24, 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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How SEL Can Promote Hard Conversations
About Mental Health

April 15, 2019

In Kansas, social-emotional learning (SEL) is helping schools gain a better understanding of each student’s well-being. Survey data collected three times a year allows school staff to intervene and provide additional support and assistance.

Harvard Hosts Day-Long Conference on
Mental Health for Students of Color

April 17, 2019

Last week, Harvard held “Young, Gifted & Well” to discuss how policy and practice can better support the well-being of students of color. This conference follows the recent announcement of Harvard’s new student mental health and wellness task force.

Why Are So Many Teen Athletes Struggling
With Depression?

April 17, 2019

The pressures that come with being a student athlete can contribute to depression, anxiety, and stress. While colleges are beginning to address student athlete mental health, high schools are not yet providing similar support.

Anxiety ‘Epidemic’ Brewing on College Campuses, Researchers Find 

April 18, 2019

According to researchers at UC Berkeley, anxiety rates in young adults have doubled since 2008. The first step to addressing this is for professors and university administrators to become aware of the data and its implications.

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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.  

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

Mental Health America 2019 Annual Conference
June 13-15, 2019
Washington, DC

Our goal is to reduce barriers by connecting students to mental health care whenever and wherever because every person matters and every illness hurts

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