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“Being the First Person on the Scene of a Mental Health Crisis”

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This April 21, 2015 article on the Drexel Now website talks about training being offered to staff at Drexel University based on the International Mental Health First-aid program to help staff find and refer students who are experiencing a mental health crisis to the proper resources to meet their needs.

“Good Mental Health Away From Home Starts Before College”

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This April 13, 2015 Wall Street Journal article offers some ways that parents can help their children transition more smoothly into college by among other things, stepping back and allowing your child to work through things on their own more, having them schedule their own appointments, and get to the appointment on their own among other ideas, can aid in teaching them skills and building confidence they will need to succeed in college and beyond.

“Student groups serve as resources for mental health”

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This March 24, 2015 article on the Daily Pennsylvanian talks about ways that students are grappling with the question of how to make a long-lasting difference in how mental health is viewed, discussed and treated on campus.

“Students question mental health task force recommendations”

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This February 18, 2015 article on The Daily Pennsylvanian website talks about students’ response to the recommendations by Penn University on mental health on campus.

“Annual report offers snapshot of U.S. college students’ mental health, needs”

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This February 5, 2015 article on the Penn State News site, talks about an annual report by the Center for Collegiate Mental Health (CCMH) that looked at about 240 different colleges and universities and after 6 years of research has noticed that while sexual assault is decreasing, there seems to be a trend showing that self-injury and suicidal thoughts are increasing among college students

Sound Mental Health campus on 17th Ave, Capito...

Sound Mental Health campus on 17th Ave, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Washington. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Mental-health services for college students abound”

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This February 23, 2014 The Inquirer article found on the Philly.com website talks about some of the steps parents of college students can take if they notice their child is having some mental health issues.

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon

Mental Health Awareness Ribbon (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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