Instead of expanding services and prioritizing mental health, some schools are compounding the problem by forcing students who come forward to leave their walls. . The number of people needing mental health services is increasing and there are waitlists of months. What can be done to help people struggling with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues?.
. Countries welcome Ukrainian refugees but do not extend this same commitment to refugees from elsewhere, especially those from the Global South. . More than 15% of Kentucky’s children and teens struggled with anxiety and depression in 2020.
Why it’s wrong to blame online learning for causing mental health issues during COVID-19 — University Affairs
Focusing on online learning as the problem means lost opportunities to identify solutions and supports for student well-being, which could then be designed into online, in-person or mixed forms of learning.| New data reveals impact of the cost-of-living crisis on university students. Most schools are unprepared to respond to young people’s mental health needs, and it could hold dire consequences for students’ futures. California has more Hispanic Serving Institutions among its colleges than any other state. But how well are they serving Latino students?.
For the presidents under whom Nancy Pelosi served as Speaker of the House, it was her work that made their legacies possible. She isn’t just the most consequential and accomplished speaker in Ameri. Many cities are changing how they respond to mental health calls, but less attention has been paid to the unique risks for people with Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.As the nation’s psyche was shattered by yet another mass shooting in Chesapeake, Virginia, the moments of terror recounted by Walmart employee Jessie Wilczewski — who survived a Tuesday night attack that killed at least six people — reflected the position of hopelessness where America once again finds itself when it comes to gun violence.The rate of mental health problems, including anxiety and depression, has steadily increased over the past eight years, with rates even worse among racial and ethnic minority students.
Survey shows many young adults are struggling with cost of living and other pressures.The Biden administration’s novel interpretation of the Hyde Amendment post-Dobbs is politically expedient and highly suspect. A guest post from Joshua Eyler on an urgent conversation we should be having about how grades impact student well-being.
Another Surge in the Virus Has Colleges Fearing a Mental Health Crisis
After almost two years of remote schooling, restricted gatherings and constant testing, many students are isolated and depressed. Omicron may make things worse.From kindergarten through college, educators are experimenting with ways to ease the stress students are facing — not only from the pandemic, but from life itself.Oregon State Hospital operations are at the center of a federal case over timely admissions to treat people facing criminal charges. Pandemic has had lasting impact on studentsâ wellbeing and problem is getting worse, say UK experts. As the mental health of our college students has worsened, access to on-campus services have in many cases become harder to get. This is a travesty,.
Rapper Toomaj Salehi, actress Nazanin Boniadi, and the daily witness of thousands of like-minded Iranians rising up for freedom and dignity have made it clear that now is not the time to revive a n. . Colleges are struggling to meet the surging demand for mental health services on campus, and some schools are wrestling with how much care they owe students.
• The U.S. Supreme Court turned down an appeal from the Fairfax County School Board, arguing it couldn’t be held liable for an alleged sexual assault on a school band trip. The case, now going to trial in Alexandria, hinges on whether a school system can be held at fault for a “single alleged assault when there had been no prior notice of a problem.”—Associated Press • Fauquier [. ]. The Research Lead is a monthly digest connecting you to noteworthy academic and applied research from around the behavioral sciences. Here are our picks for November 2022.As students’ mental health needs rise, so do educators’ demands for help.Navigating low salaries, pandemic worries and burnout: Many teachers will tell you this is the job description of modern educators. The result is an expanding mental health crisis among U.S. teachers – a problem so dire that many are leaving the profession.A National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) survey revealed that 73% of college students had experienced some type of mental health crisis during college.This commentary by Richard Audas examines the key findings that can be derived from the COVID Misery Index.