article thumbnail

FIU Receives $6 Million to Improve Access to Mental Health Services in Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Florida International University (FIU) has received $6 million to help improve access to mental health services for students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS). There is currently a shortage of such mental health service providers. The five-year grant came through the U.S.

article thumbnail

How One College is Extending Mental Health Services Beyond Students

Confessions of a Community College Dean

How One College is Extending Mental Health Services Beyond Students Johanna Alonso Tue, 06/04/2024 - 03:00 AM Clinicians and students at Carroll University held 140 counseling appointments with community members last summer. That number will likely be higher this year. Byline(s) Johanna Alonso

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Many New Jersey Colleges Eligible to Apply for Mental Health Services Funding from State

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Several New Jersey public colleges and research universities can apply for mental health services funding from the state, NorthJersey.com reported. The funds will come from the $15 million allocated for mental health services by the state. Phil Murphy This comes amid rising suicide and depression among students.

article thumbnail

Improving Mental Health Services on Campus

Higher Education Today

Title: Navigating a Path Forward for Mental Health Services in Higher Education Authors: Kimberly S. Read more » The post Improving Mental Health Services on Campus appeared first on Higher Education Today.

article thumbnail

Lancaster University elevates student counselling and mental health services with Symplicity Advocate

Symplicity

Symplicity ® Advocate™ renowned worldwide for student case management with over 300 universities in its network, is thrilled to welcome Lancaster University as a new partner in the United Kingdom.

article thumbnail

Dr. Peiyin Hung, University of South Carolina

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Peiyin Hung is an assistant professor in health services policy and management in the University of South Carolina’s Arnold School of Public Health. Hung was named a Breakthrough Research Star at University of South Carolina in 2023 and a National Rural Health Association Policy Fellow in 2019.

article thumbnail

Survey: Most Students Report Stress, Anxiety About Election

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Presidential election is a significant source of stress for many students, it’s encouraging to see that a majority feel their candidates care about the issues that matter to them,” said Dr. Jerry Walker, executive director of mental health services for TimelyCare.