May 15, 2021

mental health

  1. May 4, 2021

    Pandemic worsened many older adults’ mental health and sleep

    Nearly one in five older adults say their mental health has gotten worse since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, and an equal percentage say their sleep has suffered too, a new U-M poll finds.

  2. May 3, 2021

    Focus on connections for Mental Health Awareness Month

    In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, university health and well-being experts encourage building belonging and support.

  3. March 25, 2021

    Depression Center renaming recognizes Eisenbergs’ $30M in giving

    The Board of Regents has approved renaming the U-M Depression Center for Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg and their family, in recognition of their $30 million total giving to depression research and scholarship.

  4. March 22, 2021

    Committee seeks input on improving student mental health

    A 12-member committee examining how to improve student mental health and well-being is seeking feedback from the university community through a series of upcoming virtual town halls.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. February 8, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  8. December 10, 2020

    Faculty encouraged to use student well-being statement in syllabi

    A new Syllabus Statement for Student Well-Being that is more comprehensive than the older mental health syllabus statement, and offers more campus resources to assist students is now available.

  9. November 6, 2020

    Plans announced for winter semester academics, housing, increased testing

    The university has announced plans for the 2021 winter semester that include more remote courses, fewer undergraduates living on campus and more widely available COVID-19 testing.

  10. October 5, 2020

    2016 election affected Muslim college students’ mental health

    The 2016 presidential election was linked to considerable mental health declines among Muslim college students, with religious Muslims seeing the largest declines, a U-M researcher says.