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Tag: Mental health

COLUMN: It’s time to break up Big Tech

Data is the most valued commodity in the world. Its producers aren’t seeing a penny.

The rise of emotional support animals

Students explained the purpose and benefits of ESAs.

University hosts mental health summit, encourages students to get help

Student veterans who suffer from mental health issues were the center of a summit conversation at Memorial Union.

MU announces new partnership between MU Veterans Clinic and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital

The new Veterans Wellness Center will offer a greater focus to veterans attending the university.

MU responds to student complaints and consultant report regarding mental health services

Changes include hiring more counselors and integrating the three branches of MU’s behavioral health resources.

Local photographer debuts art exhibit in Townsend Hall

The artist hopes that her exhibit will open up discussions about mental health.

Student Health Center to bill students for office visits

The center will require payments for most previously free services starting July 1.

New Family Access Center for Excellence aims to be “one-stop shop” for mental health services

Kelly Wallis, director of Boone County Community Services Department: “It’s something very innovative and new … We could definitely be a model for other counties and possibly even other states.”

Shed the Silence event to bring mental health and campus suicide awareness

Cultural stigmas and barriers to treatment prevent adequate discussion and action for mental health issues, co-adviser for Active Minds Mizzou Christine Glissmann said.

Columbia Deaf community forms unique culture, advocates for awareness

Kristal said: “It totally changed how I interact with people, deaf and hearing. I have so much confidence in who I am, and I’m proud to be a part of this culture.”

Eating disorder treatment puts patients on the path to recovery

Medical Director of McCallum Place Columbia: “We try to treat the whole person.”

Girls on the Run prepares for April 5K race

Young girls learn about healthy self-image, positive community and achieving goals in Columbia.

MU medical team addresses refugee health issues

The Refugee and Immigration Services is expecting 50 more refugees to come this year, in addition to their typical 150 per year count.

Suicide prevention at top of Senator Nasheed’s desk

Senate Bill 627 aims to curb suicide on campuses in Missouri.

Knowledge on people with mental illnesses is held in high priority for police officers

After a push for mental illness awareness, police are training to respond to it correctly.

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students

“In the high intensity programs on campus, journalism is one of them,” Counseling Center Director David Wallace said. “There is a high level of expectation.”

Lawmaker looks to get treatment of eating disorders covered by health plans

The bill has run into blockades in the past due to misunderstandings by representatives, state Rep. Keith Frederick said.

MU students working on suicide awareness documentary

The film aims to provide a deeper understanding of mental illness, self-harm and suicide.

Faculty Council discuss mental health, academic issues

The Counseling Center presented information on mental health services to council members.

MU offers resources for those in crisis

Help through the Counseling Center is available 24/7.