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Counselors at Parton were able to hold Zoom counseling sessions with many students, and Parton-led support groups have seen a large increase in participation over the past several weeks.

Students and counselors navigate challenges of tele-mental health care

By James Finn May 14, 2020
Parton overhauled its counseling program over spring break in anticipation of Covid-19 realities, but regulations in many states prevent counselors from continuing to hold sessions with some students.
NESCAC promotes Mental Health Awareness Week

NESCAC promotes Mental Health Awareness Week

By Henry Wilhelm February 27, 2020

For schools across our conference, this week is NESCAC Mental Health Awareness Week. But what does “awareness” mean? It’s a question the Student Athlete Advisory Committee, or SAAC, asked ourselves...

College creates student-led mental health educational program to build support

By ABIGAIL CHANG February 27, 2020
“I think our community is longing for more ways to speak openly about mental health”: the Office of Health and Wellness Education is planning to introduce a peer mental health mentorship program in the fall.
Middlebury, magnified: reframing 'J-Term play term'

Middlebury, magnified: reframing ‘J-Term play term’

By EDITORIAL BOARD February 20, 2020
Touring Middlebury, prospective students are told to be excited about J-term.

The skinniest college in America

By QUINN BOYLE December 5, 2019
About a month ago, Quinn Boyle '21 decided to take a medical leave from Middlebury mid-semester to seek treatment for my bulimia nervosa. She found that the college was "too blinded by liability to evaluate what is in a student's best interest."
Ask Tré

Ask Tré

By TRE STEPHENS December 5, 2019
As someone who has experienced trauma, I find that I put myself in unhealthy situations and relationships with people more often than I should.
Ask Tre: Professional Mental Health Care

Ask Tre: Professional Mental Health Care

By TRE STEPHENS May 2, 2019
Therapy scares me because I don’t want to be dependent on anyone, but I don’t want to burden my friends either. How do I make myself start seeking professional mental health care? 

We Need Your Help to Report on College Mental Health Services

By WILL DIGRAVIO February 28, 2019
Time and time again, I, and members of our staff, have heard stories about the lack of adequate mental health services on campus.

Student Stress, Anxiety Sparks Conversation

By Claire Abbadi May 6, 2015

A faculty meeting was held on Tuesday, April 28 to address heightened student stress as the semester comes to a close. Out of what some have called an “emergency meeting” emerged a community-wide conversation...

On Image-Conscious Campus, Rosie Molinary Talks

On Image-Conscious Campus, Rosie Molinary Talks

By Hye-Jin Kim February 11, 2015

“Where are all the fat Americans?” I overheard an international student joke in Proctor Dining Hall during the first week of first-year orientation. And he’s got a point. Middlebury’s student...

Erasing Mental Health Stigma, Starting Here

By Emma McDonald September 10, 2014

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there were an estimated 43.7 million individuals 18 years or older living with mental illness in the United States in 2012, or about 18.6 percent...

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