Habif Health and Wellness Center expands mental health services with new employees

The Habif Health and Wellness Center added five new employees to its Mental Health Services department at the beginning of the semester in response to student requests for more counseling services.

| Staff Reporter

SHS forms first recovery group created to combat addiction on campus

The Habif Health and Wellness Center created Washington University’s first recovery group to provide a space for students recovering from substance abuse and other addictions.

Kalpana Gopalkrishnan | Contributing Reporter

National flu epidemic spreads to Wash. U.’s campus

Dr. Cheri LeBlanc, director of the Habif Health and Wellness Center, said she has seen a considerable increase in Wash. U. flu cases this year.

Meghan Sharma | Staff Reporter

Staff ed: WashFlu

According to the CDC, the U.S. is experiencing widespread flu for the the first time since monitoring began.

What to do and where to go when Washflu catches you

If you’d like to see your future with this worthy foe, follow this flowchart and come to terms with your fate.

| Senior Scene Editor

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.

| Contributing Reporter