Post Tagged with: "mental health"

Take Charge of Your Safety

Take Charge of Your Safety

Here at Georgetown, we are located in one of the most secure neighborhoods in Washington, according to city data. Many of us are lucky enough to have caring, conscientious friends who look out for us when we walk home after it gets dark at night. We have a capable, well-trained[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

A Guiding Light For Mental Health

Advocacy surrounding insufficient mental health resources on our campus is as commonplace and substandard as O’Donovan Hall’s food and lame jokes about its grungy food. However, while lousy garbage jokes may last only a few fleeting seconds, a negative experience with mental health resources at Georgetown can define one’s college[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SOBOWALE: When The Rock’s in a Hard Place

SOBOWALE: When The Rock’s in a Hard Place

Some may say he’s a musclebound meathead. Others may say he’s a terrible actor and that “Fast and Furious” is objectively not a good movie franchise – which, while we’re all entitled to our own opinions, is just not true. Whatever you may think, there are a few things that[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Lighting the Way

Created by the Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health and supported by the Georgetown University Student Association, Health Education Services and Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services, Project Lighthouse is a student-led initiative aiming to catalyze change in how the student body perceives mental health issues on campus. Project Lighthouse is[Read More…]

by January 22, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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GUSA Releases Mental Health Initiative

The Georgetown University Student Association Mental Health Committee announced the creation of the Project Lighthouse mental health initiative Wednesday, which will implement a peer-to-peer online chat service to enable Georgetown students to anonymously communicate on issues such as stress culture, sleep problems and thoughts of self-harm. The initiative plans to[Read More…]

by January 15, 2016 2 comments News, News - Top

End the Stigma Against Sadness

In my younger and more vulnerable years, my friend gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since. “Whenever you feel like telling someone you’re sad,” she told me, “just remember that no one likes sad people. They probably don’t want to hear what you[Read More…]

by January 12, 2016 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

End The Stigma, Start The Dialogue

My story is all too common, but unfortunately, it is rarely discussed. In the spring of 2015, my workload was unprecedented. As a junior pre-med, I was taking physics, biochemistry, Spanish and philosophy, conducting lab research and studying for the MCAT. I was overwhelmed, stressed and slipping back into a[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 3 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

Hoyas For Mental Health

The proposed anonymous undergraduate peer-to-peer support network, in conjunction with Counseling and Psychiatric Services, represents a promising step toward mental health reform that students and administrators should endorse. As the Georgetown University Student Association Executive Mental Health Committee continues talks with the administrators this week in the hope of launching[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
At Crossroads, Exec Turns

At Crossroads, Exec Turns

Joe Luther (COL ’16) and Connor Rohan (COL ’16) are unconventional leaders. By running a campaign satirizing the whole process, they won the backing of students tired of a staid Georgetown University Student Association with the promise that the body could be something different. Thus, they assumed the roles of[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 2 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Students Discuss Mental Health Issues on Campus

The Georgetown University Student Association Committee on Mental Health hosted a panel discussion with administrators Monday in the Healey Family Student Center to address student concerns about mental health policy after an academic year marked by a spike in student visits to Counseling and Psychiatric Services. Last year, CAPS received[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top