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.
Indigo, the peer counseling group aimed at addressing issues of race and diversity in mental health, is taking a hiatus this semester due to a staff shortage.
A $21 million gift from the Lee Kum Kee family has established the Lee Kum Sheung Center for Health and Happiness at the Harvard School of Public Health, the school announced last week at a signing ceremony in Hong Kong.
Complete with a wide array of events ranging from a Berry Brain Break, to a Mental Health Open Mic and massages, the Freshman Class Committee kicked off a more comprehensively envisioned “Freshman Health Week” this week than in previous years.
After 21 years in my own body and mind, I know some basic things I need to function best: six to eight hours of sleep, breakfast, comfortable clothes and footwear, my prescribed meds for depression and asthma, feeling respected by my co-workers, a balance of social time and solitude, a healthy level of engagement in tasks.