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Mental Health

Langdell Hall
Student Groups

Harvard Law School Student Leaders Call for Release of 2017 Mental Health Survey Data

Harvard Law School Spokesperson Jeff Neal wrote in an emailed statement Thursday that the data was presented at a March 2018 meeting after data collection concluded in January 2018.

Barbara Lewis
Student Life

Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services Hires Eight New Counselors

Five new counselors joined the University’s Counseling and Mental Health Services this semester, bringing the total number of new counselors this year to eight.

Murr Center
College

Harvard Athletics Department and HUHS Receive Anonymous Gift to Support Student-Athlete Mental Health

The gift comes one year after the launch of the Crimson Mind and Body Performance Program. Specifically tailored to College students on varsity sports teams, the program offers mental health screenings, education, and care through workshops designed for student-athletes and their coaches.

Barreira
UHS

Barreira to Focus on Grad Student Mental Health After Stepping Down from HUHS Director Position

The initiative's goal is to assess the prevalence of mental health issues among graduate students and to identify specific factors that contribute to the general well-being of students.

Academic Resource Center
On Campus

Students Lament Bureau of Study Counsel’s Closure, Cite Mental Health Concerns

As Harvard College opens its new Academic Resource Center, some undergraduates worry it may not be able to offer mental health-related services comparable to those offered by its predecessor, the Bureau of Study Counsel.

HUHS
College

Giang Nguyen Named Next Harvard University Health Services Director

Nguyen will replace former director Paul J. Barreira, who was set to conclude his tenure at the end of June, but has remained as director over the course of the search. He will continue to remain in the post until Nguyen begins Nov. 18.

New Oversight for BSC
College

Harvard College Rolls Out Free Peer Tutoring at New Academic Center

Harvard will now offer free peer tutoring to undergraduates — a change which comes with the launch of the College’s Academic Resource Center.

Mental Health and Students of Color Event
Student Life

Mental Health and Students of Color Event

Harvard University Provost Alan M. Garber '76 delivers the welcome speech at Young, Gifted & Well — a day-long conference at the Student Organization Center at Hilles held to discuss mental health and emotional wellness for students of color at Harvard.

Mental Health and Students of Color Event
Health

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

Harvard hosted a day-long conference entitled “Young, Gifted & Well” to promote discussion about mental health and wellness among students of color at the University at the Student Organization Center at Hilles on Tuesday.

CAHMS Office
College

CAHMS Office

The Counseling and Mental Health Services office on the fourth floor of the Harvard University Heath Services clinic on Wednesday afternoon.

CAHMS Office
College

Barreira Says HUHS Shares Mental Health Evaluations with College Before and After Leaves of Absence

​​​​​​​Harvard University Health Services shares undergraduates’ mental health evaluations with College administrators before students go on or return from leaves of absence with their permission, Paul J. Barreira, outgoing HUHS director, said in an interview last week.

Massachusetts Hall, Fall 2017
Mental Health

Harvard Provost Office Introduces Mental Health Task Force

Harvard’s Office of the Provost has created a new task force on managing student mental health that plans to evaluate and respond to an increase of reported mental health issues on campus, the University announced Tuesday.

Harvard Law School Library
Harvard Law School

Law School Students Call for Release of Mental Health Survey Data in Posters Addressed to New Admits

The survey was distributed to Law School students in November 2017 as part of a broader administrative effort across the University to address mental health issues on campus. The Law School has yet to release the full findings, but partial results were discussed at a public presentation in March 2018.

Littauer
UHS

Economics Department Starts Initiatives to Improve Student Wellbeing Following Mental Health Survey

The Economics Department is taking steps to improve its graduate students' mental health in light of a survey conducted among Ph.D. students in the department which showed high percentages of anxiety and depression.

University Hall
College

Federal Complaint Alleges Harvard’s Decision to Place Former Student on Leave Violated Americans with Disabilities Act

Harvard currently faces a complaint filed with the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights alleging the College’s 2018 decision to place former student Ty Pelton-Byce ’20 on a mandatory leave of absence constituted disability-based discrimination.

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