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Mental and Behavioral Health

Further Evidence for the Importance of Screening for Anxiety and Suicide in College Students

In a Mary Christie Op Ed last year, I wrote about the importance of studying the relationship between anxiety and suicide in college students in A Path Towards Identifying Suicide Risk Factors in College Students. Last month, I was excited to see my research in collaboration with Sarah Lipson and…

MCQ. Issue 26
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Mental and Behavioral Health

New Healthy Minds Research Shows Worsening Trends in Mental Health Overall, BIPOC Students at Particular Risk

A new research paper published in the Journal of Affective Disorders sheds light on the worsening mental health of college students nationwide and documents inequalities in mental health issues and treatment for college students of color. Trends in college student mental health and help-seeking by race/ethnicity: Findings from the national…

MCQ. Issue 25
Mental and Behavioral Health, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Interesting People Doing Important Work: Sarah Ketchen Lipson

Eight years ago, when Sarah Ketchen Lipson began her doctoral work in public health and education at the University of Michigan, she was motivated by one major goal: to understand and address mental health in college student populations. This motivation was born from her experience working in residential life, when…

MCQ. Issue 14
Mental and Behavioral Health

Help Along the Way

How mental health partners are supporting students and colleges Ensuring the healthy development of teens and young adults is more important than ever. Economic, environmental and technological changes have altered the world in a relatively short time, bringing a host of new challenges to our next generation of leaders. Over…

MCQ. Issue 9
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