The Daily Northwestern

NU Listens expands hours, plans outreach

Arika Ho, Reporter

October 5, 2016

NU Listens updated its operating hours for Fall Quarter and extended its service from three days a week to four. The anonymous peer listening hotline now operates Monday to Thursday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Service for this academic...

NU Listens launches series on depression, relationships

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 9, 2016

NU Listens launched its first “Train Your Brain” speaker and workshop series this month, aiming to educate students on how to support each other's mental health. The three-part series explores a trio of topics: active listening,...

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

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

March 30, 2016

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...

Qin: Taking care of your mental health at Northwestern

Johan Qin, Guest Columnist

November 2, 2015

Dear Wildcats, Growing up we’re often taught how to take care of our physical health. Sadly, however, we’re often not taught how to take care of our mental health as well. As a result, we may grow accustomed to lifestyles...