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According to the 2022 Missouri Assessment of College Health Behaviors, 88% of S&T students reported that stress interfered with their academic life, and 91% reported that stress interfered with their personal life. Along with this, in the past year 56% of S&T students experienced depression, 63% experienced anxiety, 28% experienced panic attacks, and 26% experienced chronic sleep issues.
Student Well-Being offers individual counseling, group counseling, consultations, and many other services to S&T students to help relieve and prevent these mental health concerns. It is important that these services are known about and understood fully in order to best support students. Please use this document to read about some of the common misperceptions of services offered, and feel free to reach out to Student Well-Being staff anytime with questions or concerns using the contact information on the next page.
Join us for Mental Well-Being Awareness Week next week for a series of fun events, trainings, giveaways, and more dedicated to supporting your well-being and destigmatizing mental health.Read More »
Student well-being and human resource services are hosting a training titled “RESPOND: Partnering for Campus Mental Health” that will address policies such as FERPA, crisis and mental health resources. The training is to help recognize when someone may be struggling or in distress, increase your awareness of mental health resources and to prevent suicide.Read More »
It’s normal for college students to feel a bit down in the winter. The joy and excitement of the holidays fade away, and the reality of a new class schedule and school responsibilities comes into full view. However, for some college students, lack of motivation and feelings of hopelessness in the colder months may point to a bigger issue.Read More »
May is Mental Health Awareness month. Each year thousands of Missourians face the reality of living with a mental illness. UM System universities join the effort to support people with mental illness and their families through research, services, outreach and resources.Read More »
April is Counseling Awareness Month, a time to remember the importance of taking care of your mental well-being and to support counselors in their work. Tomorrow, Friday, April 9, is Teal Day – a day that everyone is encouraged to wear teal as an outward symbol of advocacy and hope for counselors in the professions.Read More »
On April 5th, all S&T students should have received an invitation in their S&T email account to participate in a campus-wide research study, which involves a survey about student health and well-being. The success of the study depends on gathering diverse participation and perspectives of students across campus. How it works: participants will complete a […]Read More »