Looking to the community of our peers can help alleviate individuals' fears about confronting mental health issues.
Speaking out about mental illness has consequences and the desire to maintain privacy should be respected.
As the stigma of mental illness dissolves, we need to get comfortable with people opening up and sharing their stories.
Improvements must be made to fix the currently ailing Counseling and Psychological Services.
“So you wanna quit,” mom said. “You wanna drop out. Move home.” I looked down at my hands, picked up my fork, and pushed the Thanksgiving leftovers around my plate. The yellow light encircling the dining table in an otherwise dark house made me feel like I was in an interrogation room.
In this week's lead story, Sarina Bhandari interviews students who have taken leaves of absence, examining the complications—academic, social, and financial—that can result from a voluntary or involuntary leave of absence.
Our battle against mental illness continues as long as depression is our greatest enemy. At Columbia, we need to start off with a new set of knowledge; we need to start off with the truth.
Elyse Pitock, BC '15, shared the process that went into making "Grieving For Fish," a new student production written by Pitock that explores depression and mental health in the college environment.
Students and administrators discussed issues from administrator access to Counseling and Psychological Services appointment times and forced medical leave at the Student Wellness Project’s second Wellness Summit on Sunday.
Columbia/Barnard Hillel kicked off its first-ever Mental Health Awareness Month last week.
Mar 11, 10:41pm
University Senator Marc Heinrich, CC ’16, and CU Dems President Sejal Singh, CC ’15, released the final list of the administrators that will be present at Thursday’s Town Hall on... Read More
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The removal of a banner that advertised Students for Justice in Palestine’s Israeli apartheid week from Barnard Hall sparked debate on campus today. The banner, which read “Stand for Justice. Stand... Read More
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