Beginning college is an exciting time, but it’s also a time of greater independence and responsibility. This is true whether you are attending a local college or moving away from home.
College students are experiencing all-time high rates of depression, anxiety and suicidality, according to the latest Healthy Minds survey.
Rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal ideation on college campuses have never been higher. Meanwhile, faculty and staff are overwhelmed.
School leaders are starting to think outside the box about how to help
Alamo Colleges District and San Diego City College are two community colleges that are taking novel approaches to improving mental health services.
Youth suicide rates increased from 2018 to 2021 for Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN), Black, and Hispanic youth—but not for White youth.
Columbia researcher, Jae Sevelius, PhD (they/them) seeks to advance health care and promote wellness for transgender and gender expansive communities. Dr. Sevelius joined the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia in October 2022 as a professor of medical psychology, and has devoted their career to advancing health and reducing barriers to care for transgender communities. Sevelius […]
Many immigrant students and families experience homelessness upon arrival to the United States. Often, they are fleeing violence or natural disasters in other countries. Initially, they may stay with family or acquaintances due to the loss of their housing and/or economic hardship; these living situations typically meet the definition of homelessness in the McKinney-Vento Act. […]
Federal rules on immigrant youth and families can change rapidly, from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Recently, schools are welcoming more immigrant families from all over the world due to violence and natural disasters. This resource provides basic information about eligibility for education services for different immigrant populations, and […]
Genders & Sexualities Alliances, or GSAs for short, are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. GSAs have evolved beyond their traditional role to serve as safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth in middle schools and high schools, and have emerged […]