The crisis extends into the ways counseling and psychological services are provided at the University and into the intrinsic nature of graduate education.
A question I have been asked many a time, upon divulging the fact that I am sad, or distressed, or scared, or feeling unstable. To answer the question: no. I am, in fact, in therapy. But I use a separate system that has proven to be much better for my overall mental health. That is not the point of this piece. What I want to talk about is my loved ones, and my not so loved ones, who feel that this is an appropriate question to ask.
On Tuesday, Paul Watkins ’17 brought four “therapy llamas” to campus to decrease stress and promote wellness on campus. The event was also an opportunity for Watkins to publicize his mobile app, Vibe, which aims to promote mental health by allowing its student users to find on-campus peer support.
Theranos was one of a handful of so-called “unicorns,” a Silicon Valley term for startup companies with a valuation of at least $1 billion.
Stanford affiliate Christine Blasey Ford has come forward as the author of a letter sent to Senator Dianne Feinstein ’55, the Washington Post reports. Ford’s letter, the contents of which became public Friday, accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a high school party in the early 1980s.
What can I say? Issa Rae has done it again. Now in its second season, the critically-lauded popular HBO show created by Stanford grad Issa Rae is back and better than ever. Clever, biting wit mixed with pitch-perfect musical timing and precise comedic editing so sharp it could cut a rock clean in half makes the…
The director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Ronald Albucher presented recent improvements to the mental health organization on Jan. 20 at a town hall meeting. Albucher and his staff addressed student concerns in an effort to open the conversation about mental health services on campus.
It’s not perfect, nor might it work for everyone, but students should not be discouraged from at least attempting to seek help at CAPS.