Letter to the Editor

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.

Stephen Bertelsman | Class of 2019

Op-ed submission: Our needs cannot be overlooked

Mental health resources are severely lacking and are made even more inaccessible by restrictions set in place by Washington University.

Carolyn Perlmutter | Class of 2020

Testing laptops and phones as stress-reducing aids through SHS’s new program

One scene writer test’s out the Therapy Assisted Online (TAO) app, a new service by Wash. U.’s Student Health Service.

| Staff Writer

Wash. U. needs to increase access to mental health care

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.

Tyler Sabloff | Contributing Writer

SHS unveils new online therapy treatment program

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.

Anjali Viswanath | Contributing Reporter

Campaign seeks to reduce number of missed SHS mental health appointments

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.

| Senior News Editor

Sex Week promotes awareness and discussion, offers self-care resources and sexual education

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.

| Contributing Reporter

Contraception access expanding

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.

Swetha Nakshatri | Contributing Reporter

Senate unanimously passes resolution on mental health, SHS hours

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.

| Associate Editor

Student Health Services launches casual, easily accessible counseling service

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.

| Contributing Reporter