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Mental Health

Grad Council Meeting
FAS

Grad Student Council Talks Health Insurance Plan, Pushes for Student Involvement

The University has asked graduate students working on departmental mental health surveys to temporarily stop submitting reports containing the results, the Graduate Student Council announced at its first monthly meeting of the year Wednesday.

Grad Council Meeting
Mental Health

Grad Council Meeting

The Graduate Student Council met Wednesday night to discuss student unionization and a temporary halt to mental health survey reports.

Paul J. Barreira
Health

Harvard University Health Services Director to Step Down

During his 15 years at the University, Barreira has served as director of Behavioral Health and Academic Counseling at HUHS, overseeing Student Mental Health Services, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the Center for Wellness, and the Bureau of Study Counsel.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
College

Report Assigns Harvard Failing Grade for Leave of Absence Policy

A study on leaves of absence at Ivy League colleges released this month gave Harvard’s procedures a failing grade, critiquing policies that mandate a minimum length for leaves and set a strict deadline for applications to return.

GSAS's Dudley House
Student Life

Up to 31 Percent of Harvard Graduate Students Report Struggles with Depression, Anxiety in Survey of Four Departments

HUHS developed the questionnaires in collaboration with students studying Earth and Planetary Sciences, Physics, Integrative Life Sciences, and Economics.

Love Your Body Day
Student Groups

Harvard's ‘Love Your Body Day’ Features Dogs, Food, and Massages

The student group Eating Concerns Hotline and Outreach hosted the annual 'Love Your Body Day' celebration, featuring therapy dogs and raffle prizes, in Ticknor Lounge Wednesday evening,.

Langdell Hall
Race

Activists Talk ‘Race, Racism, and Mental Health’ at Harvard Law School

Community organizers from the Boston area and across the United States convened this weekend for a two-day conference on “Race, Racism and Mental Health” hosted by at the Harvard Law School.

University Health Services
Health

Mental Health Initiative for Asian-American Women Comes to Harvard

A new Boston-area mental health initiative focused on Asian-American women enrolled its first cohort at Harvard this fall.

University Hall
UHS

HUHS Director Barreira Updates FAS Council on Graduate Student Mental Health Surveys

Harvard University Health Services is sending out surveys asking affiliates about issues of mental health after a previous report revealed Economics graduate students suffer high rates of depression and anxiety.

Navigating Emotional Labor and Self-Care
College

Student Panel Discusses Emotional Labor, Psychological Pressure

Scattered across the floor and on couches in the Women’s Center, over two dozen students sipped tea as they listened to undergraduate student activists discuss emotional labor and self-care Wednesday night.

Hypnosis
Food and Drink

Chicken Soup with a Side of Hypnosis

I felt sure it was not a mind problem, but a physical one — I had the bloat to prove it. When I asked how I might resolve said “mind-body” problem, she prescribed hypnosis.

Navigating Emotional Labor and Self-Care
Student Life

Navigating Emotional Labor and Self-Care

The Harvard College Women's Center hosted a conversation about emotional labor and self-care Wednesday evening in Canaday Hall B.

Paul J. Barreria
UHS

Barreira Delays Releasing Results of Harvard College-Wide Health Survey

Director of Harvard University Health Services Paul J. Barreira has no immediate plans to publish the results of a health survey sent to all undergraduates last spring.

Paul J. Barreira
UHS

Back in Smith Center, University Health Services Begins New Year

University Health Services will restructure and renew certain campus offerings for the new school year.

Mental Health Survey Graphic
UHS

Mental Health Survey Graphic

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