As students struggle with COVID-19, a critical election year and uncertainty for their future, mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety among this age group are, not surprisingly, on the rise.
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The La Verne community may be practicing social distancing, but that does not mean socializing has been put on hold. Students still have the opportunity to interact with each other and further their studies through La Verne’s virtual events.
A recent report finds that suicide among active duty military has increased during the past five years.
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.