Three months into his tenure, Harvard University Police Department chief Victor A. Clay said he is looking at changes to HUPD’s response to mental health crises on and near campus in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab announced last week the selection of five areas that will participate in a new initiative aimed at implementing alternative responses to non-violent 911 calls.
This final installment of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2025 examines how freshmen have experienced the coronavirus pandemic, their vaccination trends, and views on coronavirus policy.
EMPOWER, a Harvard Medical School-based initiative’s digital mental health care training platform, bolstered systems of psychosocial care in both the U.S. and India during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services announced last Friday the launch of a new 24/7 mental health hotline, CAMHS Cares, for students in need of immediate help.
Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is launching a first-of-its-kind research initiative focused on psychedelics and the law, the center announced Wednesday.
Researchers, clinical psychologists, and practicing psychiatrists at Harvard-affiliated hospitals have attempted to quantify and respond to the unprecedented national anguish while addressing persistent inequities in access to mental health care.
Pregnant and postpartum women around the world reported high levels of loneliness, post-traumatic stress, and anxiety or depression during the Covid-19 pandemic in a Harvard School of Public Health study published last month.
UC Calls For Ivy League Mental Health Reform, Funds Project Supporting Gender Non-Conforming Students
The Undergraduate Council endorsed an all-Ivy League statement on mental health and allocated funds toward a project supporting transgender and gender non-conforming students in purchasing gender-affirming clothing at its regular meeting Sunday.
One of the writers of the Harvard anti-Asian racism resource page that came under fire this week for its controversial language said in an interview Friday that the resources were repurposed without revisions from a flyer created early in the pandemic before a dramatic increase in anti-Asian attacks.
Health Services Director Giang Nguyen Apologizes for Messages On CAMHS Anti-Asian Racism Resources Page
Harvard University Health Services Director Giang T. Nguyen apologized Wednesday for what he called “insensitive and inappropriate” content posted on a Counseling and Mental Health Services anti-Asian racism resources webpage, which included telling students “you may wish that you weren’t Asian.”
Health Care Experts Discuss Technological Interventions to Tackle Veteran Homelessness at HSPH Seminar
Two healthcare experts affiliated with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs discussed how mobile phone technology can be deployed to tackle veteran homelessness at a Harvard School of Public Health seminar on Wednesday.
Away From Harvard’s Libraries and Lecture Halls, Low-Income Students Face Academic Challenges During Remote Year
While Harvard students study in the same libraries and learn in the same lecture halls during normal times, the coronavirus pandemic has done away with those shared academic resources, highlighting inequalities that previously existed within the student body.
In the year since the College transitioned to remote learning, some undergraduates said they have grappled with mental health crises while struggling to succeed in virtual classes and navigating unsupportive learning environments. Some students said Harvard has not done enough to support them.
Looking ahead to the next semester, Dean of Students Katherine G. O’Dair said her office aspires to “have as normal a fall as we can” in a Monday interview.
The Undergraduate Council voted to return its summer storage program and to petition for the removal of the Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services’ recent $25 fee for last-minute cancellations and missed appointments on Sunday.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council released the results of a questionnaire on student concerns about their college experience in the coronavirus era Wednesday.
Multiple peer counseling groups at the College have teamed up to provide virtual group support services for undergraduates this semester.
Policy Experts Discuss Supporting Young People of Color's Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A panel of experts in psychiatry, business, and leadership development discussed the complexities of supporting the mental health of young people of color in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic at a School of Public Health event Tuesday.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health have found that disrupted workplace relationships are strongly connected to emerging mental health issues during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent study.
Harvard University Health Services will combine several peer education groups aimed at undergraduates into a centralized program this year in anticipation of a fall 2021 launch.
The percent of Harvard undergraduates who reported they have or believe they have depression and anxiety increased almost ten points between 2014 and 2018, according to findings from the Task Force on Managing Student Mental Health released Thursday.
Harvard’s Undergraduate Council voted to fund a partnership with meditation app Headspaceat its final general meeting of the semester on Sunday.