Mental Health


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.”


Students Report Remote Year Rife with Adverse Mental Health

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.


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.


UC Renews Summer Storage Program, Petitions to Stop CAMHS Late Fees

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.


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.


HSPH Researchers Explore Pandemic’s Impact on Employee Well-Being

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.


University Task Force Finds Increase in Harvard Undergraduates Reporting Depression, Anxiety

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.


Away From Campus and Facing Coronavirus, Students Confront Mental Health Crises at Home

Cough, fever, tiredness, difficulty breathing — most Harvard College students have spent the past month reading symptoms of the coronavirus in University emails, news articles, and Facebook groups. But beyond the physical health crisis, some students say the pandemic has had quiet but pernicious effects on their mental health.


Harvard's Remote Mental Health Services Elicit Mixed Reviews

After the coronavirus outbreak prompted Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services to transition to solely remote care, some students have voiced appreciation for CAMHS’ continued support, while others raise concerns about the quality of its communication and its care.


Public Health School Initiative to Focus on Healthcare Workers' Mental Health

A new Harvard School of Public Health initiative will focus on the mental health of healthcare workers addressing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to a Monday press release.


Harvard School of Public Health Students Host Painting Self-Care Night

Roughly 30 students from the Harvard School of Public Health gathered for a night of mental health care in the form of painting at the Longwood campus Wednesday night.


Harvard Law School Dean Releases Student Well-Being Working Group Report

More than half of Harvard Law School students who responded to a 2017 mental health survey experience mild to severe depression and anxiety, according to a report released Friday by a Law School working group of faculty, staff, and students.


GSAS Student Council Discuss Mental Health Issues, GSAS Athletic Opportunities

Nearly a quarter of surveyed doctoral students across the University are at risk for moderate to severe depression and anxiety, two Harvard College Institutional Research representatives reported at the Graduate Student Council’s meeting Wednesday.


Counseling and Mental Health Services Office

Counseling and Mental Health Services Office, one of the main resources available to students for support regarding a variety of issues, including anxiety and stress, is located on the fourth floor of Harvard University Health Services.


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