Student-athlete mental health right now

The high academic demands all students tackle in addition to student-athletes’ athletic demands can overwhelm during times of mental, emotional, physical stress, or other difficulties. Additionally, the disruption caused by COVID 19 which resulted in loss of routine, social connection, goal-oriented practice, and play can also be unsettling, as noted by many graduating and injured student-athletes.

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Christie Campus Health Extends Strong Support to Students

We believe that every student on campuses across America should have the emotional and behavioral support they need to complete their college experience and thrive as healthy young adults, safely and happily.

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COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Equity

College students from less advantaged strata of society are especially vulnerable to the behavioral health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dealing with the sheer scope of these disruptions is a challenge for all college students, but it is an especially daunting challenge for less advantaged students.

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Kubler-Ross Grief Model and COVID-19 Crisis for College Students

Though even mild inconveniences and shifts may make the ongoing transition less smooth, students face much heavier and graver challenges when it comes to caring for their health and wellbeing in the face of COVID-19.

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Student Affairs Officers Identify Student Mental Health as Top Concern in 2020

Inside Higher Ed has published findings from a student affairs administrator survey that sought to better identify the demands and responsibilities of interdisciplinary student affairs roles and teams in both public and private institutions.

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ICBT for College Students: Meeting Students Where They Are Now More Than Ever

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a solutions-oriented intervention that is focused on how thoughts, feelings, and actions are all related to each other, with exercises and skills to support what is learned in each session. 

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For College and University Presidents, Mental Health the Top Short-Term Concern

Inside Higher Ed published results from a pulse survey conducted with Hanover Research investigating presidents’ and chancellors’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Inside Higher Ed published results from a pulse survey conducted with Hanover Research investigating presidents’ and chancellors’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Delivering Student Behavioral Health in the COVID-19 Era

The delivery of student behavioral health services, like many aspects of higher education, will
undergo substantial change in the COVID19 era. Just as colleges have had to rapidly shift
instruction from the classroom to the online environment, the new realities of the COVID-19
era will require them to shift student behavioral health to new models of service delivery.

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College Student Mental Health Impacted by COVID-19, According to Active Minds’ April 2020 Survey

One in five college students reported a significant worsening in their mental health since the pandemic impacted the U.S., whereas 80% of college students responded that COVID-19 has negatively affected their mental health.

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More Work Needed on Graduate Student Behavioral Health

Universities are confronting the challenges posed by a significant increase in the prevalence of emotional distress amongst their students. Most of the attention has been focused on undergraduates. However, recent studies of graduate students indicate that they experience behavioral health problems at rates that equal or even exceed those found in undergraduates.

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