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mental health stories

By News editor 11/04/2021 9:30 AM EDT
A walkway and buildings on a typical college campus
A discussion on higher education and the mental health and wellness challenges that colleges are facing — and what student support should look like now, as pandemic impacts continue.
By Emily Boudreau 09/16/2021 12:32 PM EDT
Faculty on Healthy Schools panel
Experts in education and public health came together to discuss ways districts, schools, and families can put health first when navigating this complex school year.
By 09/02/2021 3:20 PM EDT
Student with backpack
A new report shows why a successful school year will require everyone working together — and supporting counselors — to address student mental health issues.
By Elaine McArdle 04/06/2021 3:57 PM EDT
Sports posters with young kids
Boston-based nonprofit uses sports — now online — to address stress and mental health issues for young people.
By Jill Anderson 10/24/2019 2:25 PM EDT
Female student from the rear, walking down long campus pathway
Colleges have seen an increase in demand for mental health services on campus and many schools are struggling to keep up. How can schools prepare to better serve their students, and how can parents and communities help?
By Jill Anderson 05/07/2019 9:33 AM EDT
Melissa Ferrick
A veteran singer-songwriter goes back to school to find better ways to advocate for students with mental illness and addiction.
By Jill Anderson 04/16/2019 4:43 PM EDT
Josephine Kim
HGSE faculty joined others from the Harvard community to better understand the mental and emotional health experiences of young students of color.
By 11/30/2017 11:40 AM EST
Comic strip illustrations of a teen trapped in thorns then a teen surrounded by roses
By 11/29/2017 9:41 AM EST
comic strip of a teen with yarn-like ball of thoughts and then teen and teacher knitting muddled thoughts together
A conversation about how to confront anxiety — not accommodate or avoid it.
By Leah Shafer 10/03/2016 3:57 PM EDT
Three children painting on easels set up outside
Time spent outside has wide-ranging benefits — and there are easy ways to integrate it into the school day.