Tag: mental health

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Dear Kim

Greetings, I just wanted to get in touch with you after I received your email this morning regarding Jennie Charlesworth. I just want to offer you some of my opinions about Jennie. As a coach, Jennie has done incredible things for the Men’s and Women’s Water Polo team, and the Men’s and Women’s Swimming and…

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The failures of Macalester’s mental health accomodations

Over my first year here at Macalester, I have had conflicting opinions about the way mental health accommodations are handled. The actual people and counselors I have encountered have been incredibly helpful and understanding about my personal situation, but the systems I have to go through to get to them are nearly impossible to navigate….

Active Minds draws attention to mental health issues on campus: Joint survey with MPIRG attempts to show prevalence, unveil stigma
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Active Minds draws attention to mental health issues on campus: Joint survey with MPIRG attempts to show prevalence, unveil stigma

A recent survey of the Macalester student body revealed that 64 percent of respondees consider themselves to have ever experienced, or are currently experiencing, mental health issues — including forty-seven percent who said they had felt so depressed over the past year that they found it difficult to function. The numbers are startling, and can…

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