Though undergraduates make up approximately 32.8 percent of total students enrolled at Harvard — 6,766 out of 20,604 — an overwhelming majority of the patients treated at Urgent Care are College students, according to Francesconi and HUHS Director Paul J. Barreira.
The students, Eana X. Meng ’19 and Kailash Sundaram ’19, said they hope to raise awareness on campus of the problems of overdosing and push the University to make Narcan more readily available.
The Council released a statement Sunday calling for Harvard to rehire former HUHS employee Mayli Shing, after her controversial February firing.
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.
Earlier this month, HUHS started hosting vaccination clinics, offering free flu shots to all University affiliates.
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.
University Health Services will restructure and renew certain campus offerings for the new school year.
More than one in seven surveyed undergraduates reported in a recent wellness survey that their emotional health has had a negative effect on their academic performance.
Students have called on the University’s Counseling and Mental Health Services to hire more people of color, but the agency’s budget currently makes hiring more counselors infeasible.
Survey results revealed that 15 percent of Economics Ph.D. students reported above a 10 on the depression scale, while 23 percent of the PhD students reported above a 10 on the anxiety scale.
Pierre R. Berastaín Ojeda ’10 has been appointed the director of the Office for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, the University announced Monday.
Some at the event sharply criticized Harvard for what they called a lack of institutional support. The arrest of the student has drawn allegations of police brutality.