HMN in the News


HMN in the News

2017:

On May 4th, our very own Associate Director, Sarah Ketchen Lipson, was featured in USA Today's article, "More and more students need mental health services. But colleges struggle to keep up." Sarah, along with several other professionals, offer their insight on the rising need for mental health services on college campuses. Check out the article at the link above!

From January 10th to February 10th, the Healthy Minds Network is participating in Experiment's Mental Health Grant Challenge. Given that our nation is experiencing a rise in public xenophobia and hate crimes, with people of color and immigrants being the victims of this crisis, we believe that college students of color are especially vulnerable to this hate and subsequent mental health outcomes. Therefore, we are participating in the Experiment Challenge to raise money to help understand these students' needs, and help colleges address them. Check out our page to learn how you can help out!

2016:

The Healthy Minds Network was recently highlighted in a blog post by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Daniel Eisenberg discusses how the Healthy Minds Study helps participating universities with understanding the link between mental health and student performance, and with advocating for expanded services on campus. Click here to view the article: Mental Health 101: Michigan-Based Healthy Minds Network Works to Address Treatment on College Campuses.

Athletes Connected's recent research efforts were featured in an article in The Atlantic, discussing how mental health may help predict academic and athletic performances. Click here to view the article: Sports Stats May Be an Ideal Measure of Mental Health.

A recently published Quartz article quoted Daniel Eisenberg, who mentioned the economic advantage of delivering mental health services to students on college campuses. Click here to view the article: It's not just college students. Higher education itself is experiencing a mental health crisis. 

Vice Sports recently published an article featuring members of the Athletes Connected initiative, and the progress the program has made since its inception in 2014. Click here to view the article: Athletes Connected: Inside the University of Michigan's New Approach to Mental Health for Athletes.

HMN team member, Sonia Doshi, was interviewed and featured in a Women's Health article relating to the magazine's #WhoNotWhat campaign. The campaign aims to support mental health awareness and decrease stigma surrounding mental illness. Click here to view the article: Help These Women Get the Word Out: There's No Shame in Having a Mental Illness.

The University of Michigan School of Information highlighted HMS project coordinator and recent graduate, Sonia Doshi, in a brief video about the projects she has led pertaining to mental health advocacy and awareness (which earned her the Nikki Candelore Roda Award). Click here to watch: Sonia Doshi: Healthy Minds Student Leadership Coalition

Daniel Eisenberg was quoted in a MarketWatch article, which discussed Walgreens' push to help customers identify and treat mental health conditions. Click here to view the article: Walgreens wants to make treating mental illness as common as buying cold medicine.

HMN team member, Sonia Doshi, was highlighted in The University Record, University of Michigan's news for faculty and staff, for the outstanding work she has done to address mental health on campus. Click here to view the article: School of Information senior engages in mental health advocacy.

HMN recently published an article in The Conversation highlighting the data from the Community College version of the Healthy Minds Study. Click here to view the article: Here's another reason why many community college students do not get their degree

HMN, in collaboration with the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, Association of Community College Trustees, and Single Stop, has released a report Too Distressed to Learn: Mental Health Among Community College Students.

An article in the Chicago Tribune referenced Daniel Eisenberg and the potential that "Gatekeeper Training" has in spotting students in need of help. Click here to view the article: Virginia Tech murder plot suspect was no longer seeing mental health counselor

2015:

A new study by RAND Corporation estimates that campus mental health services and programs in California provide a favorable financial return. The study uses HMN findings to estimate the link between mental health and student retention.

HMN, in collaboration with the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, Association of Community College Trustees, and Single Stop, has released a report Hungry to Learn: Addressing Food & Housing Insecurity Among Undergraduates. For coverage of the report, visit: New York Times Hungry, Homeless, and in College ; The Chronicle of Higher Education , Many Community College Students Struggle to Afford Food or Shelter, Study Finds ; Inside Higher Ed , First Things First ; Inside Higher Ed , House and Home ; MarketWatch , Half of Community College Students Struggle to Find Housing, Food ; Houston Chronicle , Half of Community College Students at Risk of Homelessness, Hunger ; Cap Times , UW Survey Finds Half of Community College Students Risk Hunger, HomelessnessThe San Diego Union-TribuneStudy: College students sometimes hungry, homeless .

tinyshifts video on employee health is featured in the Healthier Michigan blog. Click here to watch: Tips for Dealing with Difficult People at Work

New Video featuring HMN team member Will Heininger and Dr. John Greden explores early intervention for mental illness. Click here to watch: Opening Minds Youth Perspective

An article in The Week referenced the Healthy Minds Network in its coverage of the economic case for campus mental health services. Click here to view the article: What a successful university mental health program looks like

An article in BU Today, the news and information website of Boston University, referenced the Healthy Minds Study in its coverage of student mental health. Click here to view the article: Mental Health Matters: A Growing Challenge

HMN team member Sonia Doshi was quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Click here to view the article: Students Who Feel Emotionally Unprepared for College Struggle in the Classroom

HMN Assistant Director, Sarah Ketchen Lipson, published a piece in the Huffington Post. Click here to view the article: Why This Energy Drink Poster Targeting College Students Is Red Bull$#!

An article in Psychology Today referenced HMN data. Click here to view the article: Crisis U

Detroit News covered Athletes Connected. Click here to view the video: How this local athlete beat depression.

HMN team member Sonia Doshi named the winner of the JED Foundation’s 2015 Jerry Greenspan Student Voice for Mental Health Award. Click here to view the article: UM student wins national mental health award

Active Minds released an infographic about LGBTQI college student mental health using HMN survey data. Click here to view the infographic: LGBTQI college student mental health

Previous years:

Hear from Will Heininger and Daniel Eisenberg about advocating for mental health awareness among athletes. Click here to view the article and listen to the interview: When college athletes face this opponent called depression

After personal experience with depression, former Michigan football player seeks to change the conversation surrounding the mental health of athletes. Click here to view the article: Former Michigan lineman Will Heininger wins battle with depression

ESPN announces University of Michigan grant to better understand mental health among athletes. Click here to view the article: Athletes' mental health to be explored

Feature article in the University of Michigan School of Public Health Findings. Click here to view the article (pages 20-25):  "Beginning the Conversation"

How do college athletes cope with mental health issues? NCAA awards grants to Healthy Minds initiative focused on targeting the athlete population. Click here to view the article: NCAA Grants Will Fund Research That Benefits Student-Athletes  

Mental health awareness event targets University of Michigan engineering students. Click here to view the article: College of Engineering addresses mental health through event

The Atlantic references data from the Healthy Minds Study in its examination of mental illness among college athletes. Click here to view the article: When College Athletes Face Depression  

The New York Times examines the question: are college roommates' behaviors contagious? Click here to view the article: How a College Roommate Can Affect Your Child

Newsweek highlights recent cases where public reputation and administrative oversight cost students their education. Click here to view the article: How Colleges Flunk Mental Health

To compliment recent research regarding the rise in mental health problems in college students, NPR takes a closer look at the rise in prescription anti-anxiety and anti-depressants medications and the quality of student mental health resources on campuses. Click here to view the article: Colleges See Rise in Mental Health Issues