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NU Listens launches peer listening service for mental health support

Christine Farolan, Reporter

April 24, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

NU Listens will begin offering a pilot version of its peer listening service by phone open to all Northwestern students beginning Friday night.  After a long process of training the peer listeners and working with the admini...

Letter to the Editor: NU Listens to launch new peer listening service on Friday

Leah Grodinsky and Jennifer Siedjak, Co-Directors of NU Listens

April 23, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

It’s 2014, and we still hold back when we talk about mental health. This shouldn’t come as a surprise; we Northwesterners are accustomed to “pulling it together,” “bearing with it” or doing whatever it takes to get...

CAPS Hispanic, Latino liaison aims to build connections with students, within Alianza

Jeanne Kuang, Development and Recruitment Editor

April 14, 2014

Filed under Campus

New Counseling and Psychological Services counselor Rosemary Magana began working at Northwestern last week and said she hopes to develop a strong connection with Hispanic and Latino students through her position. Magana, a lice...

Third CAPS counselor to start Monday

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

April 3, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Counseling and Psychological Services' third new staff member will begin working on Monday. The office received special funding for the new position last May. Rosemary Magana will be specifically responsible for reaching out to...

CAPS targets multicultural students with new drop-in program

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 10, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

In an effort to demystify the counseling process and offer more support, specifically to multicultural students, Counseling and Psychological Services has started "Let's Talk," a new drop-in consultation program. "Let's Ta...

CAPS launches new walk-in program

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

February 3, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

Counseling and Psychological Services has started a new informal counseling service for Northwestern students. Titled "Let's Talk," the drop-in service aims to provide undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to talk...

Demand for CAPS up 19 percent as search for third new counselor continues

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

November 26, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus

Student requests for Counseling and Psychological Services have increased 19 percent this quarter, executive director John Dunkle said, following a 14 percent increase during last academic year  — yet the center's newly-funded...