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

Related Posts

  • Notes & Coffee: April 18-23

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: insights from the community college presidents’ survey; aftermath of a professor’s suicide; free speech, safety, and the Constitution; image of Trump spurs debate at Stanford; and community college diversity pacesetters.

    Posted on April 23, 2017 at 07:53 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Reflections on Georgetown University’s Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition, and Hope

    "Our colleges and universities should and must do as Georgetown has done today: face their pasts, share remorse for past institutional decisions, and take action to engage current students, alumni and community members in how best to move forward. Today’s higher education leaders must publicly recognize the harm that was done to so many and outline a way forward that will both educate and empower individuals to engage in critical dialogue about the horrors of the past in order to improve our shared future."

    Posted on April 18, 2017 at 12:14 PM by NASPA Blog
  • Notes & Coffee: April 10-17

    Catch up on this week’s trending student affairs and higher ed news, including: how the Trump administration made student aid applications harder; California Dreamers—and their nightmares; who should investigate sexual assault?; debate over in-state tuition for students in U.S. illegally; N.Y.’s tuition-free dream meets details; students with sugar daddies; and e-Credentials will do to higher ed what e-commerce did to retail.

    Posted on April 17, 2017 at 10:49 AM by NASPA Blog
  • Spring Forward: Getting rejuvenated during the last semester of the academic year

    Anna Gonzalez, Dean of Students at Lewis and Clark College, reflects on the importance of taking care of oneself during a particularly intense time during the academic year.

    Posted on April 12, 2017 at 10:03 AM by NASPA Blog

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