Student Health and Wellness

Chit-ChAAT talks about mental health, stereotypes in Asian American community  

Chit-ChAAT talks about mental health, stereotypes in Asian American community  

“Oftentimes, we don’t get to communicate with our professors,” Kulnoor Saini, third-semester political science and finance double major, said to a group of students in the Asian American Cultural Center (AsACC) Thursday. 

Why you should seek help with mental health 

Why you should seek help with mental health 

USG and Student Health and Wellness held a panel about college mental health Thursday in honor of World Mental Health Day. The four panelists — mental health professionals Dr. Sarah Ketchen Lipson and Dr. Clewiston Challenger and UConn students Kanu Caplash and Jovanni Vicenty — came together to give different perspectives and levels of expertise to discuss the topic, with Dr. Amanda Waters, UConn’s resident multi-cultural specialist and staff psychologist, presiding over the discussion. 

National Suicide Prevention Month  

National Suicide Prevention Month  

September is an important month for a plethora of reasons. It marks the beginning of a new school year, the changing of the leaves and a fresh start, but most importantly it’s National Suicide Prevention Month. The University of Connecticut dedicates an entire week to events and activities that raise mental health awareness.