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MCSG Overseer: Mental health care at Mac

Abe Asher

February 23, 2018

This week’s meeting of MCSG began with a moment of silence for Matias Sosa-Wheelock, a sophomore who died unexpectedly on the evening of Feb. 18. After the moment of silence, the Legislative Body (LB) segued into an unsche...

MCSG Beat: Mental healthcare at Mac discussed

Abe Asher

February 22, 2018

This week's meeting of MCSG began with a moment of silence for Matias Sosa-Wheelock, a sophomore who died unexpectedly on the evening of Feb. 18. After the moment of silence, the Legislative Body (LB) segued into an unschedul...

The Health and Wellness Center: From Condoms to Counseling

Por Eiamkamchanalai

January 26, 2018

By the time each Macalester class graduates up to 90 percent of the students will have visited the Health and Wellness Center. The Center provides students with a wide array of services, including short-term counseling, primary me...

TED (Rueff) Talks: Counseling Services at Health and Wellness

Barbara Kuzma

March 11, 2016

There are many services that Macalester College supplies students, such as free condoms, cookie-making in the CRSL basement or Kevin in the library for petting. These are all great resources, but these services can be found of...

Voices on Mental Health present: Fall 2015 Professor Awards for Mental Health and Disability

January 29, 2016

Brian Lozenski — Educational Studies “He specifically mentioned mental health and stress resources on his syllabus, and supported the idea of his class being a place to work through challenging ideas in a safe space. He was also ...

Mental health and disability: Professors who support us

December 4, 2015

At times we have struggled. At times we have faltered and at times we have thrived. We have navigated how to exist in this academic space as students, while living with the realities of our mental health and/or disabilities. We...

Health and Wellness launches new phone hotline service

November 13, 2015

The Macalester Health and Wellness Center now contracts with a telemedicine company, ProtoCall, to provide a mental health hotline for students. The hotline will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. “The idea was ...

Community Mental Health Forum covers concerns and new hope

November 13, 2015

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, members of Macalester Student Government (MCSG), Voices on Mental Health and a few community members gathered in Weyerhaeuser Chapel for the Community Mental Health Forum. The forum included a panel formed by...

Fighting stigma through awareness of mental health

November 6, 2015

Like physical health, mental health is something everyone is likely to struggle with sometime in their life. Yet due to stigmas and negative connotations associated with mental health issues, discussions surrounding the topic ar...

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