Program Bank Spotlight: Mental Health Wellness Week

Last semester, Active Minds at the University of Michigan hosted a Mental Health Wellness and Speaker Event. During the event, Active Minds members brainstormed with other students ways in which they can relieve stress throughout the school year and hosted a Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience graduate student speaker, Daniel Porter. The chapter set out to reach their entire student…

Mental Health News Round-Up: December 5

The Mental Health of College Athletes Following the death of Kosta Karageorge, a football player for Ohio State, the public is reevaluating the culture of stoicism, perfection, and success that engulf student athletes.  Brian Hainline, the NCAA’s chief medical officer has been advocating for a comprehensive view of student health (including mental, physical, and neurological). New York…

Mental Health New Round-Up: November 28

Should It Be Allowable to “Diagnose” Mental Health in the Press? Grappling with the ethical issues of publicly speculating about a celebrity’s mental health status or assigning politicians fake mental health disorders for the purpose of entertainment, this Forbes article argues that psychiatrist and other mental health professionals must draw the line between demystifying mental health…