A recent report finds that suicide among active duty military has increased during the past five years.
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The University has been working diligently on expanding mental health resources for students, faculty and staff on campus in several different ways.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it’s important that the community knows the facts as well as how to reach out for help.
With freshmen year comes a copious number of new stressors that have the possibility to lead to mental health issues. The American Psychological Association found that one in three first year college students struggle with mental health issues.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, or NIMH, one in five American adults live with a mental illness.
Roughly 30 students and faculty members gathered for Associate Professor of Psychology Rick Rogers’ “Almost Last Lecture: Counseling and Its Uses,” Tuesday in the Executive Dining Room.
Several buildings on the University of La Verne campus were on lockdown for less than a half-hour during the morning of Feb. 11, though the full campus community was only alerted to this by a brief email message two hours after the dangerous situation was resolved.
The University of La Verne’s annual security report was sent to all students, faculty and staff late last month – with four reported cases of rape on the main campus in 2017.
As of last year, there were 33 reported Behavioral Intervention Team, or BIT, cases, 122 Campus Assessment, Response and Evaluation, or CARE, Team cases, and over 3,000 appointments made to the Counseling and Psychological Services, or CAPS, on campus.
It seems as though suicides are being covered in the media more frequently, meaning that deteriorating mental health can no longer be ignored.