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Bench out the stigma: Athletes struggle with mental health too

Bench out the stigma: Athletes struggle with mental health too

Melanie Matts and Ronan Lambert April 18, 2023

It’s no secret that playing a collegiate sport is equivalent to a full-time job. Student athletes are tasked with balancing everyday practices, early morning weight training and constant travel on top...

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University system struggling to provide equal access to mental health care across all campuses

Dave Solomon, GSNC November 29, 2022

DURHAM – Shari Robinson, assistant vice provost for student life at the University of New Hampshire, has a perspective on the mental health crisis confronting educators that comes from years on the front...

Spina named UNH’s student body president for the 2021 - 2022 school year

Spina named UNH’s student body president for the 2021 – 2022 school year

Cassie Hollasch March 31, 2021
Durham, NH -- Improving mental health care resources, assuring transparency, and achieving campus diversity and unity - those are the goals of Student Body President-elect Sophia Spina. On Sunday, March 28, Spina and running mate Alexandra Coella were elected as the 2021-2022 student body president and student body vice president, respectively. A junior, Spina is majoring in psychology with a dual minor in writing and English, and although she may be regarded as a new face to Student Senate, she has ample experiences from her time in the organization.
50% of at-risk youth not receiving needed mental health services

50% of at-risk youth not receiving needed mental health services

Cassie Hollasch March 26, 2021
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) found that more than 50% of at-risk children in the United States are not receiving the behavioral and mental health services that could improve their developmental outcomes.
UNH Paul alumnus creates mental health app

UNH Paul alumnus creates mental health app

joshmorrill February 11, 2021
(DURHAM, NH) -- Struggles with mental health, alcohol and drug abuse have taken over the lives of people every day; even in a small town like Durham, NH. However, there are some people who are willing to change the stigma around serious struggles and give an outlet for those who need it most.
New Hampshire voters voted for Joe Biden in the 2020 Presidential election, and a UNH and CNN poll indicates that the same may be true in 2024. Photo courtesy of The New Hampshire (TNH) staff.

Mental health resources available for election stress

Cassie Hollasch November 4, 2020
This year has been chaotic, overwhelming, stressful, and uncertain. As we approach one of the most contentious and divided Election Days our country has ever seen, it’s completely valid to be feeling anxious or stressed about what comes next.
COVID-19 to have long-term mental health effects on students

COVID-19 to have long-term mental health effects on students

Isabelle Curtis September 21, 2020

“This is a disaster.”  That was the overwhelming thought in freshman studio art major Jamie Landry’s head as she stared blankly at her open laptop. Her schoolwork was beginning to pile...

April Fool’s Day post sparks controversy

Hannah Donahue April 10, 2019
Students bring awareness to mental health after controversial April Fool's Day joke
Book review: Challenger Deep paints a beautiful and jarring image of mental illness

Book review: ‘Challenger Deep’ paints a beautiful and jarring image of mental illness

Hannah Donahue April 4, 2019

As a person who has suffered from anxiety her whole life, I have always been frustrated by books that attempt to portray mental illness but end up romanticizing it instead, such as “13 Reasons...

Forever blue and white: a Wildcat’s journey

Hannah Donahue April 4, 2019
Tyler Anderson recounts his journey over the course of his time at UNH
Campus responds to mental health concerns

Campus responds to mental health concerns

Hannah Donahue April 4, 2019
If you or someone you know is struggling or showing warning signs, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 (TALK)

UNH addresses Mental Health Awareness Week

Bret Belden October 10, 2016

  The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) states that in any given year one in four adults experience a mental illness; that is approximately 61.5 million Americans. To put this in perspective,...

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