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A survey released this year revealed that recent college graduates are experiencing substantial levels of burnout and mental health issues. Many young professionals also reported that they don’t feel their college prepared them for the mental and emotional impact of transitioning to the workplace.
November 15, 2022 This 90-minute webinar, hosted by the Mary Christie Institute and the Ruderman Family Foundation, explores how these programs have evolved over the years, how they are currently being used on campuses, and experts’ views on necessary steps to codify and strengthen the practice. The webinar will include a brief presentation by the […]
The Mary Christie Institute, in partnership with Georgetown University and Howard University, is bringing together college and university leaders from higher education institutions across the country for the Presidents’ Convening on College Student Mental Health and Wellbeing. During the two-day summit, presidents and chancellors will hear from experts in the field and explore ways to improve the mental health and wellbeing of college students by considering how they arrive on campus as individuals; how college cultures promote academic as well as personal growth; and how their experience prepares them for the challenges of post-graduate life.
January 26, 2022 This 90-minute webinar presents the findings of a recent national survey examining college and university students’ interest and satisfaction with peer counseling, motivations to provide support, and experiences with training that can guide policy decisions and inform program development. A partnership between Born This Way Foundation and the Mary Christie Institute, this […]
April 8, 2021 This 90-minute webinar presents the findings of a recent national pilot study examining the perceptions and behaviors of college and university faculty as they relate to supporting student mental health and substance use. A partnership between the Mary Christie Foundation, the Healthy Minds Network, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, and faculty at […]
February 8, 2021 This webinar, a collaboration with the American Council on Education, explored the links between mental health, a sense of belonging, and student success at community colleges.
This meeting is the second in a two-part series that began on September 23 and 24, 2019, where 30 college and university presidents from across the country met for the Presidents’ Convening on Student Behavioral Health and Wellness hosted by Georgetown and the Mary Christie Foundation.
November 18, 2019 This one-day symposium explored the most significant research around campus drug and alcohol use, its profound impact on student outcomes, and strategies to promote a healthy academic environment.
The escalating rate of mental health issues among American college students is well documented, dominating headlines and overwhelming college counseling centers. Understanding how to support students with an increasing array of emotional and behavioral health issues has become one of the biggest challenges – and highest priorities – for college and university presidents and their […]
October 17, 2017 National leaders in higher education, policymaking and substance use prevention and treatment will convene to discuss the latest trends, challenges and innovations in preventing and addressing substance use on America’s college campuses. Hosted by the Mary Christie Foundation, the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy and the University of Maryland School […]
The Mary Christie Foundation presents the MCF Presidents’ Colloquium on Student Health and Wellness – a two-day event designed for college and university presidents to share knowledge and produce new thinking on the expanding array of issues that make up student health and wellness.