Student Health

Read: 8 Ways to Help New College Students Feel Safe on Campus

8 Ways to Help New College Students Feel Safe on Campus

Visibility, transparency and collaboration with other services are just a few ways to encourage new students to proactively think about their safety on campus.

Read: 10.5 Million Children Lost a Parent or Caregiver to COVID, Study Finds

10.5 Million Children Lost a Parent or Caregiver to COVID, Study Finds

The new study, co-authored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, also found 7,500,000 children were orphaned due to COVID.

Read: Los Angeles Schools to Carry Narcan After Spate of Student Overdoses

Los Angeles Schools to Carry Narcan After Spate of Student Overdoses

All 1,400 schools will be equipped with the overdose-reversing drug after at least seven teens overdosed and one died.

Read: 3 Ways Colleges Can Encourage Students to Use Available Mental Health Resources

3 Ways Colleges Can Encourage Students to Use Available Mental Health Resources

Giving college students the proper tools to effectively manage stressors is crucial for mitigating potential emergency situations.

Read: LA Dept. of Public Health: Counterfeit Pills Contaminated with Fentanyl Causing Drug Overdoses

LA Dept. of Public Health: Counterfeit Pills Contaminated with Fentanyl Causing Drug Overdoses

A health alert has been issued in Los Angeles after four adolescents overdosed after taking counterfeit narcotic pills; one of them was found dead at their school.

Read: Improve Your School’s Indoor Air Quality with Federal ARPA Funds

Improve Your School’s Indoor Air Quality with Federal ARPA Funds

ESSER I funding for K-12 schools, which expires on Sept. 30, can be used to purchase systems that improve indoor air quality.

Read: Transgender Teen Removed from Class, Questioned by Texas Child Welfare Investigator

Transgender Teen Removed from Class, Questioned by Texas Child Welfare Investigator

The eighth-grader was questioned as part of a child abuse investigation into his parents for providing him with gender-affirming care.

Read: UK Launches Helpline for Student Questions

UK Launches Helpline for Student Questions

The helpline aims to remove barriers and streamline access to existing resources and services on campus.

Read: Funding School Indoor Air Quality Upgrades

Funding School Indoor Air Quality Upgrades

Fewer than 40% of schools have replaced or upgraded their HVAC systems. Here’s how campuses can find funding for IAQ improvements.

Read: University of Kentucky’s Mission to Help Students Combat Anxiety

University of Kentucky’s Mission to Help Students Combat Anxiety

In a recent survey, 69.2% of adults ages 18-24 reported symptoms of anxiety, depression, or both. Here’s what the University of Kentucky is doing to support its students.

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