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WSU focuses on improving student mental health
October 30, 2018

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.

New mental health tool expedites patient evaluation
April 28, 2016

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.

March 29: Health sciences leader talks of addiction, justice
March 22, 2016

roll-j-2008-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of research in improving programs at the intersection of substance addiction, mental health and the criminal justice system will be presented at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, in Todd 130, as the Washington State University common reading hosts WSU administrator John Roll.

Through February: WSU display explores mental health
February 8, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

James-WhitbreadPULLMAN, Wash. – In the United States, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness each year, yet it remains a topic of secrecy and stigma for many, including on college campuses.

WSU psychologists find distinctions for sexual orientation
November 19, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have established a categorical distinction between people who are heterosexual and those who are not. They also found notable issues on several mental health fronts.

Mental health resources vital for WSU community
October 28, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Although mental health issues affect a growing number of students, faculty and staff, Washington State University has many outstanding resources available.