A Massachusetts Superior Court judge denied a motion for a decision without trial on Tuesday for a Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Service case manager sued in a wrongful death lawsuit over a 2015 student suicide.
Harvard’s five undergraduate peer counseling groups have seen a steady influx of student visitors this semester after resuming full in-person operation.
United States Senator Tim M. Kaine (D-Va.) discussed his experience with prolonged health problems from Covid-19 and his work pushing for public health-related bills in the Senate in an online stream through the T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Roughly two weeks after Harvard introduced a new telehealth counseling program, nearly 400 students have registered for the online platform, Harvard University Health Services officials said in an interview Thursday.
Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana praised new mental health initiatives launched by the University and Counseling and Mental Health Service this fall in a Friday interview.
After reaching appointment wait times of up to six weeks in the spring, the Harvard Counseling and Mental Health Services announced it will provide new and faster telehealth services to students Wednesday afternoon.
Harvard is set to launch a campus-wide mental health awareness campaign, along with a slate of new wellness resources, the University announced Thursday.
Display of 1,000 Backpacks in Harvard Yard, Representing Toll of Student Suicide, Seeks to ‘Send Silence Packing’
Roughly 1,000 backpacks symbolizing the annual toll of college student suicide in the United States were spread throughout Harvard Yard on Friday in a display seeking to raise awareness about student mental health.
A Harvard-led team of researchers found that the well-being of young people has declined, relative to 20 years ago, in a study published last month.
Ans Irfan, a public health expert and student at the Divinity School, discussed his project on religion as a structural determinant of health during a virtual presentation on Monday.
With demand for mental health care soaring nationwide, Harvard University Health Services is in the process of hiring additional clinicians. But the wait time for new patients to get a therapy appointment with Counseling and Mental Health Services is currently around six weeks long.
Between “numbness,” “sadness,” and grief, Ukrainian students at Harvard face difficulties navigating academic and personal life amid the invasion of Ukraine.
Students have voiced exasperation over the College’s accessibility policies, lambasting them as inflexible and unreasonable.
Director of the Harvard University Native American Program, Joseph P. Gone ’92, discussed how to improve mental health care for Indigenous populations at an online lecture hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health on Tuesday.
Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services has witnessed an influx of students seeking mental health resources since they returned to campus this fall.
Mass General Brigham will invest $50 million in a new initiative focused on mental health, chronic disease management, and nutrition security, the hospital network announced last week.
A panel of mental health professionals called on colleges and universities to enact systemic changes aimed at improving student well-being at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.
Researchers presented initial findings on the prevalence and treatment of psychosis in India, Nigeria, and Trinidad at a virtual event hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Wednesday.
‘A Wake-up Call’: 1,000 Backpacks Across Harvard Yard Bring Attention to Undergraduates Lost to Suicide
The backpack exhibit, entitled “Send Silence Packing,” put an under-addressed issue on glaring display for everyone wandering through the Yard: mental health is a struggle on college campuses, including Harvard’s.
Three months into his tenure, Harvard University Police Department chief Victor A. Clay said he is looking at changes to HUPD’s response to mental health crises on and near campus in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.
Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab announced last week the selection of five areas that will participate in a new initiative aimed at implementing alternative responses to non-violent 911 calls.