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The College of Public Health has received a $306,000 federal grant to be used for suicide prevention and to address other student mental health needs. The Grant will help to fund the project, More Aware, a collaboration among Student Affairs, University Health Services, Student Support Services, and other divisions across the university.

Taking better care of yourself should top your list of New Year’s resolutions! Start off your spring semester with mindfulness and meditation skills that can help you become more resilient, more mindful and more rested, and enjoy the many other benefits associated with this wellness approach.

Kent State University’s College of Public Health has received a $375,000 grant that will be used to provide mental health awareness training to personnel in Medina County public schools.

Kent State University’s Tara Smith, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, told SELF Magazine that people need to be vigilant about hand-washing to prevent the spread of disease, particularly after air travel.

Employers who invest in their employees by promoting a culture of health with comprehensive workplace wellness practices, evidence-based policies and programs and senior leadership support create a genuine value proposition for their employees.

This often translates into improved employee engagement and a healthier, more productive workforce. For the third consecutive year, Kent State University is being recognized by the American Heart Association for its work toward achieving that goal.

The 2019 Larry Pollock Kent State of Wellness Summit will bring together experts and stakeholders to explore mental health issues on college campuses.

All of the students in the fall 2018 class of the Respiratory Therapy program at Kent State University at Ashtabula have jobs waiting for them when they graduate.

Melissa Celko, director of Kent State of Wellness, has introduced a new Meditation Across Campus program, in which members of the university community can participate for free.

A luxury trip featuring accommodations at the Ritz-Carlton, limousine rides, spa treatments and lunch with one of the most influential women in the world. Jennifer Miller, lecturer in Kent State University’s School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, experienced these things and more after winning a sweepstakes through the WW (formerly Weight Watchers) at Work program. Ms.