At the Sept. 19 Student Union Senate meeting, Senators Tyler Tran, Brian Adler and Jeff Berkowitz launched their “Mental Health Initiative.” While I applaud these senators for looking into this issue, I was upset with their approach.
Mental health resources are severely lacking and are made even more inaccessible by restrictions set in place by Washington University.
One scene writer test’s out the Therapy Assisted Online (TAO) app, a new service by Wash. U.’s Student Health Service.
SHS’s Mental Health Services are poorly equipped for students in need of long-term help because of SHS’s inability to fulfill a steady stream of appointment requests.
Student Health Services launched a new web-based treatment this fall called Therapist Assisted Online that aims to help alleviate any anxiety, depression or stress that students may feel.
In response to a high volume of missed mental health appointments at Student Health Services, the Health and Wellness Committee has launched a campaign to reduce the number of missed appointments.
The annual Sex Week, which includes a new event this year called “Tea With A PHE,” will run this week from Feb. 13 through Feb. 19.
Due to the increasing demand for intrauterine devices on college campuses, Student Health Services has been working to accommodate the service’s newfound popularity despite having only one doctor able to perform the insertions.
Responding to student dissatisfaction with mental health resources on campus, Student Union Senate unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night to reduce wait times at Student Health Services for mental health appointments, improve technical infrastructure and work with the student body to better healthcare services on campus.
In an effort to make mental health resources more accessible to full time students on campus, Washington University’s Student Health Services is launching a new, free, casual counseling service titled Let’s Talk on March 9.