New Quadcast: Supporting Students with Serious Mental Illness in College with Dr. Dori Hutchinson
In a new episode of this week’s Quadcast, Dori Hutchinson, Sc.D., Executive Director of the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University and Clinical Associate Professor at Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, discusses how colleges and universities can vastly improve their support for students with serious mental health conditions — from supported education, to improved access to accommodations, to life-changing policies on leaves of absence and re-entry.
Dr. Hutchinson describes working with students in the NITEO program, which helps students on leave build resilience and avoid shame with an 84% success rate of returning to campus. The pandemic, Hutchinson says, has produced an opportunity for college administrators to offer more supportive options for students with serious mental illness. Listen on our website or on Apple Podcasts. While you’re there, leave us a rating or review, which helps us reach a wider audience. We hope you enjoy listening.