Tagged - Mental Health

Generalized anxiety disorder is not a trend

It could simply be the desire for attention. Whatever the reason, it’s not okay.

“You’re gaslighting me!”

How come people spoke so casually about everyone being “a little bit ADHD” when I had to fight and claw my way to a diagnosis?

Navigating the world of online mental health awareness

On social media, a creator describes a list of symptoms that leads them to conclude they have depression. The weird thing is, those symptoms sound a lot like things you experience every day.

Waving the flag of exhaustion

We’ve grown up in a time when going to college is simply not enough to get a job. There are countless other boxes to check.

A Manifesto for ALL Sexual Assault Survivors

We declare that ALL sexual assault survivors ARE survivors, but NOT BROKEN or DAMAGED individuals. They are HUMANS, individuals who…

The University’s tone deaf response to burnout

These efforts aren’t just unhelpful, but actively mocking the issues students are facing.

Runner responds to student concerns over lunch

On Monday, Nov. 16, 15 students attended a Zoom lunch hour with Jeffrey Runner, Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, to air grievances and ask questions about whatever they wanted. 

Students reflect on UR’s mental health support 

The increased difficulty of the semester in addition to online classes, COVID-19 precautions, and Zoom fatigue, has made burnout a critical issue for many students — especially the FGLI/POC community. 

Election Day confirmed as a day off in response to student push

The planned ‘day off’ was announced on Wednesday, Oct. 28 in an email by Runner responding to student complaints about an accelerated and stressful mostly online semester.

Mindful University Project tackles mental health amidst pandemic

Being a college student itself is already challenging enough, but especially so in the midst of midterms season, political elections, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Having to juggle numerous responsibilities often leads to immense stress, which takes a toll on students’ mental wellbeing.