March 10, 2023
Student anxiety, depression — and care efforts — higher than ever
While rates of anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts are at all-time highs, more college students than ever report receiving therapy or counseling, according to a new report.
December 12, 2022
U-M researchers leading partnership studying mental fatigue
U-M researchers are leading a multiuniversity partnership, funded with a $6.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, that aims to understand and predict cognitive fatigue in individuals.
September 11, 2022
Study examines depression in adults whose partners have dementia
Depressive symptoms and caregiving hours among older adults caring for partners with dementia can emerge up to 10 years before a routine screening detects the first signs of their partner’s cognitive impairment, according to a U-M study.
March 3, 2021
Parents depressed by pandemic had negative impact on kids
Parent depression and stress early in the pandemic negatively contributed to young children’s home education and anxiety, a U-M study suggests.
February 25, 2021
Students saw record levels of anxiety, depression last fall
College students last fall reported their highest levels of depression and anxiety of any prior semester, according to U-M’s Healthy Minds Study, an annual web-based survey looking at mental health.
January 9, 2020
Researchers get $6.7M to study poverty’s effect on brain systems
U-M researchers have won a $6.7 million grant to study how poverty-related adversity increases risk for anxiety and depression, especially for low-income and African-American people.
January 8, 2020
U-M school mental health program expands to Detroit
Detroit public school students will soon have access to new services to help them effectively manage symptoms of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress through U-M’s TRAILS program.
October 7, 2019
Free depression screenings available in person and online
In support of National Depression Screening Day on Oct. 10, several U-M programs are offering faculty, staff, students and the community free, in-person and online mental health screenings for depression.
September 16, 2019
Faculty resource on student mental health now available
A new resource focused on sharing information and strategies to support students’ mental health, developed by Counseling and Psychological Services, is available for faculty at U-M’s Ann Arbor campus.
May 6, 2019
Mental Health Month highlights resources, services, support
Faculty and staff struggling with life’s challenges find help at U-M, where support is available year-round on all three campuses and at Michigan Medicine.