Tag: mental

  • Battling ‘achievement culture’ to confront the youth mental health crisis

    Content warning: This article contains references to suicide. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health resources, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988. Achievement culture is one of the factors driving a mental health crisis among college students, according to panelists at a Monday discussion on mental health for…

  • The art of mindful writing: Calligraphy nurtures mental wellness

    Amid the stress of juggling school, extracurriculars and relationships, a perhaps surprising — but scientifically endorsed — outlet is calligraphy, an art that can stimulate the brain and improve cognitive function. Calligraphy is the visual art of handwriting with either a pen, ink brush or other utensil and requires focus on not just what you’re…

  • Emotional support animals improve students’ mental health

    Destiny Kelly ’24 adopted her emotional support dog, Rosé, from Craigslist as she was struggling with her mental health last summer. Rosé, a Stafford Terrier-Greyhound-Shih Tzu mix, now lives with Kelly in Naranja as an emotional support animal, supporting her in her daily routines. Kelly is one of hundreds of students who live with emotional…