This year’s all‑virtual Safety, Health and Security Fair kicks off on Monday and will feature a series of flash talks hosted by Washington State University experts from across the system.
Recognition as Clinton Fellows came after Nam Nguyen and Aaron Ramadan submitted a lengthy business proposal outlining their plan for a handheld device that guides students through a session of meditation in response to mental health stresses.
Speaker and author Derek Greenfield will team up with hip hop artist Jamie of James Hope for a special presentation and social focusing on mental health, Thursday, Feb. 21.
Greater emphasis on focused therapy and walk‑in counseling, along with the availability of an after-hours crisis support hotline, has helped reduce wait lists even as student need continues growing.
Project aims to shift long-term care of mental illness away from Washington’s two state hospitals into smaller regional facilities.
Fund supports programs that help educate, advocate and destigmatize mental illness among student athletes.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a new assessment tool to gauge the risk that someone with a mental illness will commit a crime. It could also speed up long-delayed competency evaluations for people awaiting trial.