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Mental and Behavioral Health, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Q&A: UMass Amherst’s First Trans Mental Health Clinicians Discuss Supporting Trans Students

Data show that trans students in college and university report higher rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation than their cisgender peers.  And while the pandemic pushed distress numbers higher for all students, trans students’ mental health appeared to be particularly impacted.  As UMass Amherst’s first hired trans mental health…

MCQ. Issue 22
Student Success, Basic Needs, Physical Health

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Equity and Admissions Policies As admissions policies nationwide are scrutinized more closely, two recent papers address policy changes that can affect equity in higher education. According to a working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Texas policy that promises in-state college applicants in the top 10%…

MCQ. Issue 17
Mary Christie Quarterly provides news, information and commentary on the policy issues that impact the health and wellness of young adults.

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