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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....

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...

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...

Mental health resources available for election stress

Mental health resources available for election stress

Cassie Hollasch November 4, 2020

Mental Health and the Elections  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,...

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

An April Fool’s Day social media post from UNH Today concerning the campus’ Paws and Relax program a day after last week’s West Edge incident generated criticism from students and the community...

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

Marked by alcoholism, homophobia and expulsion from both the school and my initial major, my time at UNH has been unpredictable. With my undergraduate career set to end with...

Campus responds to mental health concerns

Campus responds to mental health concerns

Hannah Donahue April 4, 2019

“My heart broke,” said Allison Pettis, a first-year nutrition student at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) who previously lost a family member to suicide. “Just hearing that someone...

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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