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.
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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.
The week after the Las Vegas shooting, Interim Campus Safety Director David Keetle sent a university-wide email with guidelines for what to do in an active shooter situation.
The Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why,” based on the popular young adult book by Jay Asher with the same name, has been the subject of heated online discussion over its entertainment value vs. potential detrimental effects on viewers, since the show’s debut on March 31.
Students attending the University of La Verne who have a learning disability can get accommodations from the school to help them take notes, administer untimed tests and other learning support specific to student needs.
There was a time in my life when I sat in front of the television for hours without moving. I would check to-do lists six times a night before sleeping but would still climb out of my bed and add to the ever-growing list on a chain of Post-it notes by the glow of a […]
Five years ago 17-year-old Katie Madden sat with her parents and told them she needed to talk to them about a serious matter. Her parents were concerned and anxiously stared at her, waiting for her to begin speaking.
The University of La Verne has adopted a new bystander intervention program called “Step UP!” The “bystander effect” refers to instances in which individuals do not offer any means of help to a victim when other people are present.