mental health

  1. September 27, 2021

    Rackham creates committee on graduate student mental health

    The Rackham Graduate School has announced the creation of the Committee on Graduate Student Mental Health and Well-Being, following the recommendation of a task force that Rackham convened in 2019.

  2. September 22, 2021

    Study looks at grad students’ mental health stress

    Graduate students suffer high rates of depression, anxiety and mental stress, studies show, but as labs reopen from COVID-19 shutdowns, changes can be implemented to address the problem, U-M researchers say.

  3. September 1, 2021

    U-M joins U.S. network of health-promoting universities

    U-M has adopted the Okanagan Charter and joined the United States Health Promoting Campuses Network, seven U.S. universities committed to promoting health on their campuses and in their communities.

  4. August 30, 2021

    Student mental health committee shares report, recommendations

    U-M is launching comprehensive action to transform how the health and well-being needs of students can be holistically addressed. The approach is outlined in a new report.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.