mental health

CAPS observes Teal Tuesday 2024

Kent State staffers from Counseling and Psychological Services wore teal in support of their colleagues at the Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services' Teal Tuesday campaign for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 

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Mental Health Display in The Kent Student Center

Kent State's commitment to mental health is on display in a walk-through installation in the Kent Student Center.

Students coloring for calmness in the SAS offices

"Coloring for Calmness" is one of several "de-stress" events hosted by Student Accessiblity Services (SAS). 

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Crop Shana Lee and the Well Hub staff

A new event on campus seeks to offer support and community for students who have lost loved ones. 

Faces of Kent State's Mental Health Campaign

On World Mental Health Day, Kent State is launching its own university-wide mental health campaign with a special event.

Family hugging, with text that reads: October Wellness Offerings

Family relationships can have both long- and short-term effects on one’s mental health. Many people spend more time with their family members than anyone else. These relationships have the potential to be your greatest support system.

Photo of Angela Neal-Barnett, Ph.D., professor in Kent State’s Department of Psychological Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences

ATHENA Akron, a women’s leadership organization in Summit County, Ohio, has named Angela Neal-Barnett, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences within the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State University, its winner of the 2022 ATHENA Akron Leadership Award. She will receive the award on Nov. 17 at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn.

Kid at school

Through a five-year, $625,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Portage County will partner with Kent State University’s Center for Public Policy and Health in the College of Public Health to improve and support mental health in Portage County. 

Cat in a car carrier at a veterinary clinic

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has selected two Kent State University College of Arts and Sciences faculty members, along with two community clinicians, for Clinical Scholars, an initiative that will provide funding and leadership training to the four team members. Their plan is to implement a project that will help veterinary professionals in Northeast Ohio address mental health stigmas they experience in their lives and provide usable techniques that can be incorporated into their veterinary practices.