Over the last decade, students' demand for mental health services has significantly grown—and it shows no signs of slowing down. Many colleges and universities have heavily invested in hiring additional full-time clinicians, but they are still unable to keep pace.
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This on-demand webinar examines how institutions can support mental health as students return to campus this fall and explore what senior institutional leaders need to know about the future of campus mental health and well-being.
Create a Campus-Wide Culture of Well-Being
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Guests share findings from their research into how colleges and universities are preparing to handle a potential deluge of mental health challenges this fall.
Institutions must develop campus-wide strategies to promote gen z mental health as the volume and severity of mental health issues continues to rise.
Chief Wellness Officer (CWO) positions have grown rapidly across the past few years due to growth in appreciation for proactive well-being support and escalating demand for mental health services. This white paper outlines common responsibilities, reporting lines, and desired expertise and credentials for these positions as well as example job descriptions.
Beyond the counseling center, many other departments, faculty, and staff across campus are experiencing increased demand for well-being support. However, hiring additional clinical staff is not a sustainable, long-term solution.
Meet the Escalating Demand for Mental Health Support
Clinical time is an extremely valuable resource, so students and institutions will be well-served to ensure that time is used most efficiently. View this Roadmap for strategies on how to maximize counseling center operations and efficiency.
Use this guide and downloadable template to build out a comprehensive mental health stepped care model for your institution.
How Vanderbilt University reorganized services into a student care network.
Maximize current campus and community resources to meet students’ mental health needs with these 23 practices.
This webconference will explore how to create or refine a scope of care statement and communicate your scope of care with students, families, and campus partners.
We’ve outlined three differentiated mental health crisis response models for college and universities, along with their respective benefits and challenges.
The behavioral intervention team (BIT) at Central Michigan University (CMU), called the Care Team, wanted to formalize their responsibilities to increase efficacy and reach to students in need of mental health support services.
Scale Support and Connect Students to Best-Fit Resources
While many campuses have bolstered mental health support and promotion broadly in recent years, graduate students have too often been overlooked. Studies have shown that graduate students are six times more likely than the general population to experience depression and anxiety—but graduate students are rarely the focus of our outreach efforts.
This webconference will share tactics for driving utilization of existing self-serve resources and how to foster non-clinical connections that do not center on individual therapy.
As colleges struggle to keep up with the explosion of demand for mental health services, students are taking matters into their own hands.
Build a comprehensive mental health support system on campus
Learn more about how the Student Mental Health & Well-Being Collaborative can help you.