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Northwestern reaches out to parents as a part of mental health initiative

Amy Li, Assistant Campus Editor

October 2, 2018

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is partnering with parents, families and students to promote emotional well-being and suicide prevention after a number of student deaths last academic year. “Raising awareness about the resources and support...

Schwartz: NU is grossly underfunding students’ mental health services

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

I’ve seen student activists stress countless times the need for more funding and resources for mental health and wellness on our campus. I’ve never disagreed with that, but I have to admit that it never struck me as an extremely...

Holtzman: Long-term self care requires more than a drop-in session

Rachel Holtzman, Columnist

February 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Discussions surrounding mental health during winter quarter often boil down to handing out the Counseling and Psychological Services phone number and reminding people to take a healthy dose of Vitamin D — or, in worst-case scenarios,...

Closson: Let’s reframe mental health to acknowledge core issues, stop ‘pushing through’

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

It’s week five, but I feel like by now, we should be at reading week. For a lot of this quarter, I’ve felt like I’m running on empty — and that’s worrying. During my first year at Northwestern, I felt the exact same...