The Charger Bulletin

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Students Voice Concerns Over Cuts in Counseling Center

Corina Rodriguez, Managing Editor

May 5, 2020

The university has furloughed employees from various departments across campus. One cut, in particular, has concerned students. During one of her sessions with the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), freshman Danielle Leahey’s therapist told her that she, along with two other therapists,...

Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

After news spread about the University of New Haven closing for the remainder of the spring semester, taking care of students’ mental health should be the university’s top priority during the coronavirus pandemic. Students are doing their best to cope with the stress and anxiety from the pandemic,...

Mental Health Support on Campus

Mental Health Support on Campus

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

Mental illness is a growing issue across college campuses. More students are speaking about their mental health issues and are encouraging college campuses to provide more resources. An article in Forbes magazine said, “According to a report by Penn State University’s Center for Collegiate Mental...

We Care Too Much About Likes

We Care Too Much About Likes

Mitsouki Garvey-Sanchez, Opinion Editor

November 29, 2018

In today’s society, individuals care more about likes on their social media pages, than things that hold more value and substance.   In the United States, 77 percent of the surveyed population uses social media. The year before it was recorded at 80 percent of the population. This is not a significant drop. The amount of users may go up and down, but ...

Mental Health Plays Factor in College Athletics

Mental Health Plays Factor in College Athletics

Chris DiGeronimo, Sports Editor

May 1, 2018

Mental illness has played quite a big role in our society over the past decade, but it is something that has been overlooked. It is an illness that goes unnoticed and undetected because it is solely affecting the person that is going through it. There are no telltale signs like a fever or a rash, but it ...

The Importance of Taking Mental Health Days

The Importance of Taking Mental Health Days

Carissa Moshier, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Over the past few years, mental health has been a heavily discussed topic as people attempt to shine a light on it and get rid of the surrounding stigma. However, through all of this discussion, there isn’t a lot of talk about solutions. Taking care of your mental health is just as important as your ph...

Mental Health on Campus: Are We Well?

Elizabeth Field

April 11, 2012

Have you been waking up on the wrong side of the bed lately, or are you showing signs of chronic depression? Are you a stressed out over upcoming finals, or are you experiencing symptoms of anxiety? Would anyone here be able to identify signs of bipolar disorder if they or one of their friends was suf...

Active Minds Aims to Raise Awareness

The Charger Bulletin

February 17, 2010

By Amy Langlois Guest Contributor Active Minds is a student group working to utilize student voices to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. Active Minds was established here at the University of New Haven in the spring of 2009 and has been very active on campus in that...

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