Mental Health

The Mental Health Focus Area supports ongoing efforts to address the mental health issues that students face. As the stigma surrounding mental health continues to dwindle, student affairs practitioners will continually be facing and adapting to new challenges. NASPA provides support for those individuals in the form of specialized conference experiences, Knowledge Communities, and extensive research on the subject.

Mental Health
Publications

Mental Health
Initiatives & Awards

Postvention: A Guide for Response to Suicide on College Campuses
Postvention: A Guide for Response to Suicide on College Campuses logo
Postvention provides professionals with predetermined strategies and responses in the wake of a death or crisis on campus.
CU Thrive
CU Thrive logo
CU Thrive is a program built specifically for college students to help them explore, understand, and share their unique college experiences.
Just In Case
Just In Case App is for suicide prevention

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    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Speakers stress university pocketbooks; Lukewarm embrace of free speech; The new, improved IPEDS; Free impact on N.Y. community colleges; Sociology’s “Mic Drop” Moment.

    Posted on October 15, 2017 at 09:43 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: September 18 - 24

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: What does the end of Obama’s Title IX guidance mean for colleges; How campus sexual assault became so politicized; Online abroad, and beyond Title IX reach?; Consistency vs. ethnic studies; Who is blocking campus speakers now?

    Posted on September 24, 2017 at 09:01 AM by NASPA Blog
  • NASPA Responds to Student Loss at Georgia Tech

    The impact of the loss of a student goes beyond the boundaries of the Georgia Tech campus to every student affairs professional in our community. For those both close to Scout and those who are feeling the pain of the Georgia Tech campus from across the world, our thoughts are with you as you navigate the “why” of this tragedy.

    Posted on September 21, 2017 at 03:57 PM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: September 11 - 17

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: Student voices: DACA students worry about "really tough times" ahead; California leaders pledge $30M for young immigrants; How can colleges better serve adult students; Long wait for loan forgiveness; Transfer students still lose lots of credits.

    Posted on September 17, 2017 at 10:43 AM by NASPA Blog

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