Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is nationally recognized each September. Penn State World Campus Mental Health Case Manager Michelle Henry has answered some important questions that may affect students related this topic and the stigma surrounding mental health.
The Ginger app provides access to behavioral health tools, support, and services.
November is recognized as National Veterans and Military Families Month, and we want to express our appreciation for the veterans and military family members among our Penn State World Campus community. We are grateful for the many sacrifices your families have made to help protect the freedoms we all enjoy.
As we reach the end of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we wanted to share some resources to help you learn more about mental health issues and think about ways you can support your own mental health and that of the people around you.
Mental health professionals use a variety of tools to assess current mental health status, evaluate safety, identify risk, and link people with the recommended level of service. But what can you do to help someone around you who may be showing signs of mental health distress?
ZaMyra Dow-Shaw recently joined the Penn State World Campus Student Affairs team as a mental health case manager.
Spending too much time staring at a screen can lead to vision and lower back problems, as well as increased feelings of loneliness and isolation. As online learners at Penn State World Campus, it’s especially important to be proactive in preventing these issues.
The United States recently took a leap forward in the interest of making it easier for people experiencing a mental health crisis to get the help they need quickly.
Mental Health Awareness Month has now passed, so this seemed like a fitting time to assess our own awareness — and commit to continuously developing and sharing with each other the resources that serve Penn State World Campus students.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Mental Health Services team of Student Affairs continues to highlight information to help reduce barriers that may impact your ability to access services.