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UniWellness Weekly #15: May 1, 2019

Happy Mental Health Awareness Month!

Each week, we’ve shared with you a handful of recent news articles about student mental health. As students finish their finals and leave for summer break, so will UniWellness Weekly! Stay tuned for more news from UniWellness in the future. In the meantime, all of us at UniWellness wish you a restful summer vacation!

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Happy reading!

Paige Long
UniWellness Weekly Editor 
UniWellness Care Customer Experience Lead
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How Mental Health Influences Student Retention

April 23, 2019

The stressful nature of college can exacerbate students’ mental health concerns. To take better care of their mental health, some students decide to take a leave of absence, transfer schools, or stop going to school altogether.


When Counselors Are In Short Supply, Students Step In to Help

April 23, 2019

With only two counselors to serve about 420 students, St. David Unified School District in Arizona is relying on its students to support each other. Hope Squad’s solution? Peer counseling.


Send Silence Packing Sends Loud Message About Suicide Awareness

April 23, 2019

Our friends at Active Minds are spreading awareness about suicide in college students. Their Send Silence Packing exhibit travels to college campuses across the country every year, and it’s in Colorado right now!


Foster Youth Face Extreme Barriers to College. Here’s One Program That’s Helping

April 26, 2019

It can be difficult for students leaving foster care to attend college. A program in Virginia called Great Expectations empowers these students to access higher education and pairs them with a mentor to help them every step of the way.

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