uncle joe’s

Portrait of a Budding Revolutionary: Colleen Avila

Junior Colleen Avila has centered their life and goals around the idea of revolution.

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The life and lessons of an Uncle Joe’s co-director

Senior Emily Angstreich joined campus peer counseling resource Uncle Joe’s during her freshman fall, and has been a Joe ever since, now serving as a co-director. The program requires an intense emotional commitment and fosters a close counselor community.

| Contributing Writer

Some frustrated with SU funding ahead of elections

Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.

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Editor’s Note season 2 episode 5: Mental health on campus

Recent news on campus mental health includes the introduction of a new telehealth service and Uncle Joe’s focus on suicide prevention efforts.

| Senior Scene Editor

Uncle Joe’s hosts suicide recognition and prevention workshop as demand for mental health care increases on campus

Uncle Joe’s taught around 25 students how to assess and help prevent suicidal ideation among their peers at a workshop, Friday

| Senior News Editor

‘We are here and we want to listen’: Uncle Joe’s reopens its office after pandemic shift to virtual services, reports uptick in student usage

After suspending in-person counseling during the pandemic, Uncle Joe’s has reopened for the fall semester

| Contributing Reporter

Mental health services at WU find new ways to reach students as semester comes to end

Students at Washington University who work in mental health services or mental health care advocacy are searching for ways to address the emerging mental health needs of students while also grappling with obstacles to providing care caused by the pandemic.

| Staff Reporter

‘People deserve to have resources’: Habif faces legal obstacles, funding questions with telemental health

Habif Health and Wellness Center will provide “telemental health” services in place of its usual in-person counseling services this fall. However, students studying remotely outside of Missouri will likely be unable to access these services.

| Senior Editor

WU mental health services to shift online, discontinue operations and make new adjustments in the wake of COVID-19

Washington University mental health resources are grappling with how to continue helping students from afar amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that has emptied campus.

Ali Gold | Senior Editor

Student groups kickoff Mental Health Awareness Month, encourage students to share their stories

Leaders in Interpersonal Violence Education will host Out of Stigma’s Shadow, an event featuring students who will share their experiences with mental health, March 4.

Sulan Pathiranage | Staff Reporter

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