Mental Health

On Campus


Dr. Hon Ho shares his experience as one of the few Mandarin-speaking child psychiatrists in New England at “Journeys: Career Pathways To and Through Mental Health.” This panel discussion at OCS on Wednesday evening featured faculty and members of Harvard Alumni for Mental Health.


Feel Good Society Looks to Increase Mental Health Awareness

A student run-health group dubbed the “Feel Good Society” has begun hosting weekly meetings in an effort to improve mental health for students at the College.

Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
Harvard Medical School

​‘Not Just a Number’: Mental Health at Harvard Medical School

At the Medical School, problems with mental health are not unusual. In a March 2016 survey conducted by Medical School student J. Bradley Segal, 20 percent of third-year respondents said they had experienced either suicidal or self-harming desires within the last two weeks.

Undergraduate Council Meeting
Undergraduate Council

An Update on the Harvard Undergraduate Council’s Mental Health Initiatives

FM follows up with the campaign promises and aspirations of the Undergraduate Council as it hits its stride.

Overhead View of a Track
Mental Health

Running from Myself

My times slowed slightly and my coach accused me of not running my hardest. I pushed my body harder and my body revolted: I began to get sick before and after races.

Students Who Leave graphic

Putting Harvard on Hold

Roughly one in 20 students take a leave of absence from Harvard every year. But no two stories are the same.


Students Hope for 'Sustainable Change' at Ivy Mental Health Conference

​Delegates from Harvard discussed the College’s mental health resources at the second-ever Ivy League Mental Health Conference.

Student Groups

Our Harvard Can Do Better Discusses Sexual Assault On Campus

“We’re gonna be pushing for a lot of demands that we’ve been quite vocal about in the past,” Amelia Y. Goldberg ’19, a member of the group, said.

Mental Health

The Word: Dawn

I felt a connection to Dawn–if nothing else, we were the two quietest people in the room.

Student Sexual Health

60 Percent Of Students Sexually Active, Survey Finds Lower Rates of Protection

Sixty percent of Harvard College students reported having sex in a 12-month period, and many of them did so without protection.


Mental Health Features Heavily in UC Campaign Platforms

While all four tickets hoping to lead the Undergraduate Council have advocated increasing awareness and support for campus-wide mental health efforts, the tickets differ in their position on the UC's role in these efforts.

Puppy Office Hours
On Campus

Puppy Office Hours

Students play with trained therapy dog, Sprout, at puppy office hours hosted by CAMHS at UHS on Tuesday afternoon.

Racial Diversity of Mental Health Counseling Staff

Barbara Lewis

More than Just the Therapy

At a time when issues of mental health are prominent on campus, both students and health administrators understand the need for a diverse counseling staff, but recognize the difficulties of achieving that goal.


Hey Professor: Mindfulness

​With midterm season in full swing and more than a month of class under our belts, many of us are stressed. How can we stay calm and focused?