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The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

The Student News Site of Ithaca College

THE ITHACAN

Michelle Goode, program director of the Center for Health Promotion and co-chair of the JED Campus Initiative, is working on new mental health goals for the college.

Q&A: JED co-chair implements new tools for campus mental health

By Kai Lincke, Staff Writer March 29, 2023
Through working with faculty, staff and students, Michelle Goode, campus co-chair of the JED Campus Initiative, has implemented new resources and training for mental health awareness.
Since becoming a JED Campus, the college has enacted multiple initiatives, like partnering with the mindfulness app Sanvello and implementing two Stop and Breathe Weeks, a week-long initiative that promotes de-stress during finals weeks on campus. 

College makes progress to improve mental health in community

By Olivia Stanzl, Staff Writer September 28, 2022
Ithaca College is halfway through the JED campus initiative, the four-year mental health program the college joined in January 2020. The college released a progress report in September.
Editorial: Mental health support on campus must continue

Editorial: Mental health support on campus must continue

By The Ithacan September 28, 2022
Identifying mental health issues is the first step to solving them. Continual resources are the strongest way to support those with mental health issues.
Angélica Carrington, director for the Center for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Social Change  (IDEAS), said by providing culturally validating spaces, the center works to empower marginalized students.

SGC talks student advocacy and hosts two guests speakers

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 30, 2022
Two guest speakers joined SGC at its March 28 meeting and imparted information about student advocacy, mental health and housing.
About 52% of respondents that took the college Campus Climate Survey, conducted in Fall 2016, said mental health has impacted their learning, working or living activities at the college. Students have been feeling like a lack of resources is an ongoing issue at the college.

Faculty work to create trauma-informed learning environments

By Lorien Tyne, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2022
IC faculty members work to support students’ education and mental well-being as well as their own, with a growing focus on trauma-informed teaching. 
The college is attempting to address the mental health needs of students through its partnership with the JED Foundation, which is a nonprofit that works to protect emotional health.

Students express need in more mental health services at college

By Elizabeth Kharabadze, Staff Writer December 2, 2021
The college is attempting to address the mental health needs of students through its partnership with the JED Foundation, which is a nonprofit that works to protect emotional health.
Between July 1 and Sept. 20, Public Safety has responded to a total of 12 mental hygiene calls, meaning students experiencing a potential mental health crisis, and 11 welfare checks, where students want to check on peers who they are concerned about.

Ithaca College examining mental health policies

By Caitlin Holtzman, News Editor September 29, 2021
Brian Petersen, director of the CAPS, said there is currently a group of administrators that is looking at different colleges across the country to see how they are handling crisis counseling.
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