March 20, 2023
MC3 is a ‘game changer’ for mental health in Michigan
When primary care providers across Michigan have trouble finding local mental health therapists and support services, they often turn to a service called MC3, based at U-M’s Department of Psychiatry.
March 13, 2023
Loneliness, isolation down but still high among older adults
After three years of pandemic living, loneliness, isolation and lack of social contact have finally started to decline among older adults, U-M’s National Poll on Healthy Aging shows.
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.
March 6, 2023
U-M expands well-being, mental health support for students, employees
Students on the Ann Arbor campus now have access to up to six free counseling sessions per year, including same-day appointments, and U-M recently hired a chief behavioral health strategist for faculty and staff.
October 10, 2022
Well-being Collective takes holistic approach to health, wellness
U-M has created a holistic, strategic and comprehensive infrastructure to address the health and wellness needs of faculty, staff and students by launching a campus Well-being Collective.
May 3, 2022
Peony Garden provides lessons on mental health, community
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, university health and well-being experts encourage each member of the faculty and staff community to reach out and support one another.
April 18, 2022
Mortenson named chief mental health officer in Student Life
Student Life has appointed Lindsey Mortenson, currently the acting executive director and medical director for University Health Service, as the campus’ inaugural chief mental health officer.
January 19, 2022
Michigan Medicine offering gun locks to those in crisis
A new effort to reduce the risk of firearm injury by offering free gun locks and educational resources to people receiving care for a mental health crisis is now under way at Michigan Medicine.
December 10, 2021
U-M broadens outreach, access to mental health services, resources
U-M is adopting new and innovative approaches to continue its focus on student mental health and well-being with resources targeting the holistic needs of students using a multi-dimensional approach and increased compassion.
November 18, 2021
CAPS piloting online platform to support student mental health
Counseling and Psychological Services is piloting a new mental health and well-being resource that allows students to receive and provide support anonymously through an online peer-to-peer community.