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Mental Health

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School of Public Health

HUNAP Director Discusses How to Improve Indigenous Mental Health Care at HSPH Lecture

Director of the Harvard University Native American Program, Joseph P. Gone ’92, discussed how to improve mental health care for Indigenous populations at an online lecture hosted by the Harvard School of Public Health on Tuesday.

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Student Life

CAMHS Reports Influx of Students Seeking Mental Health Services

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services has witnessed an influx of students seeking mental health resources since they returned to campus this fall.

Mass General Hospital
Health

MGB Invests $50 Million in Local Health Initiatives with Focus on Equity

Mass General Brigham will invest $50 million in a new initiative focused on mental health, chronic disease management, and nutrition security, the hospital network announced last week.

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Events

Mental Health Experts Call For Systematic Change to Improve Student Wellness at HGSE Webinar

A panel of mental health professionals called on colleges and universities to enact systemic changes aimed at improving student well-being at a Harvard Graduate School of Education webinar Wednesday.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard Medical School

Researchers Present Initial Findings on Psychosis in a Global Context at HSPH Webinar

Researchers presented initial findings on the prevalence and treatment of psychosis in India, Nigeria, and Trinidad at a virtual event hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Wednesday.

Suicide Awareness Event 1
Mental Health

Suicide Awareness Event 1

Backpacks strewn across Harvard Yard are part of a demonstration by nonprofit Active Minds focused on suicide prevention.

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Mental Health

Suicide Awareness Event 2

A sign on suicide prevention from the mental health nonprofit Active Minds stands in Harvard Yard.

Suicide Awareness Event 1
Student Groups

‘A Wake-up Call’: 1,000 Backpacks Across Harvard Yard Bring Attention to Undergraduates Lost to Suicide

The backpack exhibit, entitled “Send Silence Packing,” put an under-addressed issue on glaring display for everyone wandering through the Yard: mental health is a struggle on college campuses, including Harvard’s.

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HUPD

New HUPD Chief Discusses Force’s Role in Responding to Mental Health Crises in Crimson Interview

Three months into his tenure, Harvard University Police Department chief Victor A. Clay said he is looking at changes to HUPD’s response to mental health crises on and near campus in an interview with The Crimson on Friday.

Peer Mental Health Groups
Student Groups

Peer Mental Health Groups

HKS Equity Coalition
Crime

Kennedy School Lab to Launch Alternative 911 Response Initiative in Five Jurisdictions

Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab announced last week the selection of five areas that will participate in a new initiative aimed at implementing alternative responses to non-violent 911 calls.

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College

Freshmen Report Social Isolation, Declining Mental Health Amid Pandemic

This final installment of The Crimson’s survey of the Class of 2025 examines how freshmen have experienced the coronavirus pandemic, their vaccination trends, and views on coronavirus policy.

Harvard Medical School
Student Groups

HMS-Led Initiative Develops Digital Mental Health Training Platform in U.S. and India

EMPOWER, a Harvard Medical School-based initiative’s digital mental health care training platform, bolstered systems of psychosocial care in both the U.S. and India during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Counseling and Mental Health Services Office
UHS

CAMHS Launches 24/7 Mental Health Hotline for Harvard Students

Harvard’s Counseling and Mental Health Services announced last Friday the launch of a new 24/7 mental health hotline, CAMHS Cares, for students in need of immediate help.

Health

Harvard Law School Launches First-Ever Research Initiative on Psychedelics and the Law

Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics is launching a first-of-its-kind research initiative focused on psychedelics and the law, the center announced Wednesday.

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