mental health

7 ways to stay safe and healthy during quarantine

As the days and weeks progress, you might find yourself craving a sense of balance and normalcy.


Taking care of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Anxiety is a completely normal human reaction in times of uncertainty.


Four experts on mental health sit on a panel at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. From left to right they are: moderator Kenneth Rosenburg, psychiatrist and filmmaker; James Ashworth, interim chair of the Department of Psychology at the U; Deborah Yurgelun-Todd, psychiatrist and researcher at the U; Paula Cook, addiction specialist at the University Neuropsychiatric Institute; and Christena Huntsman Durham, vice chairperson and executive vice president of the Huntsman Foundation, which recently gave an unprecedented $150 million to establish the Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the U.

Destigmatizing mental illness

U of U Health partnered with Sundance for a panel of experts on the front lines of the mental illness epidemic in Utah.


Health resources for students

Do you know where to go for help on campus?


Improving mental health support for students

JED is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide among our nation’s teens and young adults.


I, Carly

After dealing with a new challenge this past year—one that threatened her life—Utah Soccer goalkeeper Carly Nelson discusses her recent health scare, growing up in Utah as a lesbian and the positive impact she hopes to have on her friends, family and others.


Student Success Advocates: The mobile unit

The U’s one-of-a-kind Student Success Advocate program empowers students to succeed by connecting them with resources, helping them learn new skills and following up throughout the process.


What is mental health anyway?

Kevin Curtis, a licensed clinical social worker and the director of Crisis Services at U of U Health, joins Scope to discuss mental health and managing stress.


A FIRST IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

School psychology scholar’s work gets a boost with endowed professorship.


HUMANS OF THE U: NICOLE SHAW

Social work graduate student Nicole Shaw got an unexpected lesson during trip to Ghana.