In honor of my six years on campus and the recent news on CAPS and mental health policy, we’ll be taking a look at six things I can’t believe Stanford still hasn’t fixed since my freshman year.
In addition to establishing a Walgreens pharmacy inside the building at 866 Campus Drive, Vaden announced the hiring of world-renowned diagnostician Dr. Gregory House.
Students should expect to wait no more than one week for an in-person consultation with a clinician at CAPS, which has re-vamped its mental health services this year to eliminate the initial phone assessment causing delays in treatment.
The weight of a new environment, pressure to forge new friendships and start of a stressful academic journey can all contribute to mental health challenges faced by first-year college students. At a high-profile, rigorous university like Stanford, these issues are amplified further, wrote Bina Patel, director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Vaden Health Center, in an email to The Daily.
Between 1882 and 1968, the United States recorded nearly 5,000 lynchings, of which the overwhelming majority of the victims were Black. As terrifying and horrific as those figures are, lynchings are not occurrences of the forgotten past, but a matter of our present reality with investigations into possible lynchings being conducted as recently as 2018.
Why, exactly, do you care so much? You, reading this, perhaps as a distraction from the inevitability of forthcoming finals — do you truly feel inspired by your education in this moment? The rigor of our curricula implies some degree of duress, of course, but big tests stress students out almost universally. In fact, we…
The three bills request Hoover’s inclusion in the University’s IDEAL survey, restructure ASSU joint committees and implement the amendments passed by the student body in the spring election.
I’ve had enough experience with speaker events about mental health to know that they proceed in predictable ways — the speaker’s story will strike a chord with the audience, who will then crowd the speaker to tell them about how much they related to their story. I was one of these speakers once, at the…