The Daily Northwestern

‘Wellness chair’ program to be implemented in 50 student groups next fall

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

March 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Last spring, Jason Arkin, a junior residing on the same floor as now-sophomore Isabel Schwartz, took his own life. He was the third Northwestern student in less than a year to do so. Schwartz said the incident gave mental health...

Student-run mental health organization focuses on men

Allyson Chiu, Reporter

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

A new mental health organization has formed on campus with the intent of helping male students overcome the stigma against getting help. MENtal Health, founded by Weinberg junior Jacob Swiatek late Spring Quarter 2015, was...

ASG plans self-care campaign to be partially implemented during Reading Period

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

May 29, 2014

Filed under Campus, Student Government

Members of Associated Student Government are working to create a self-care campaign, which will be partially implemented during Reading Period, encouraging students to take time for themselves and their well-being. ASG is...

Sex Week opens with talk on sexuality and mental health

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Students gathered on Thursday night to share their thoughts on the relationship between sexuality and mental health. About 10 students attended the discussion hosted by mental health advocacy group Northwestern Active Minds...

Northwestern ranked among most stressful schools in nation

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

The Daily Beast has ranked Northwestern fifth on its 2012 list of the most stressful schools. NU’s ranking comes into question as the debate about the state of mental health resources on campus grows, following the suicide of W...