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Student Health outsources some counseling services

Student Health outsources some counseling services

USC students now have access to UWill, a virtual program that will provide quick access to mental health professionals, officials announced Nov. 3. “This is a good option for you if you would like to connect with a mental health professional within a very quick turnaround time,” the USC Student Health Counseling and Mental Health Services Team wrote in an email statement about the service. “Typically, after eligibility is confirmed, you can...

Online Learning Platform Springboard Selects Teletherapy Leader

Online Learning Platform Springboard Selects Teletherapy Leader

Springboard, an industry-leading online learning platform preparing students for in-demand, high-growth careers, today, announced a partnership with Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution for colleges and students, to provide mental health support for online learners. As the need for mental health support increases nationwide, Uwill's solution utilizes need and preferences to immediately match students with a diverse team of licensed and...

Verbum Ultimum: Uwill Have More Support

Verbum Ultimum: Uwill Have More Support

It has been two weeks since the Day of Caring, a day in which  the fast-pace of the Dartmouth term slowed to allow students to pause and grieve the recent deaths of several students, faculty and staff. Words cannot describe how vital the Day of Caring was for the Dartmouth community: The pandemic and all its resulting disruption has yielded nothing short of a full-blown mental health crisis among students, exacerbated by the College’s lack of...

Large North Carolina Public Institution Launches Partnership with Teletherapy Solution

Large North Carolina Public Institution Launches Partnership with Teletherapy Solution

Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution for colleges and students, is pleased to announce a partnership with East Carolina University (ECU) that will expand the current mental health services on campus by providing teletherapy to students at no cost. Uwill's innovative platform enables students to select counselors based on need, preferences, and immediacy, expanding access during a time of urgent necessity for student mental health support on college...

Colleges Tap Outside Companies to Address Student Mental-Health Crisis

Colleges Tap Outside Companies to Address Student Mental-Health Crisis

TimelyMD, Uwill and others offer 24-hour access to virtual counselors by Melissa Korn, October 21, 2022. (Article can be found here) College students are increasingly seeking help when they are overwhelmed by academic assignments, drifting toward depression or in the throes of suicidal thoughts, school officials say. Schools buckling under the heavy demand for mental-health services now are finding help of their own, via virtual-counseling companies....

Students to Have Access to Teletherapy Services

Students to Have Access to Teletherapy Services

Beginning Nov. 1—due in large part to student advocacy—all students with a valid Dartmouth email account will have free access to licensed mental health counseling services via phone, video, and chat, thanks to a new partnership with the student teletherapy provider Uwill. The new service—which is meant to complement Dartmouth’s existing mental health services for undergraduates and graduate students—comes in the midst of an intensifying mental health...

Black men too often resist therapy and shy away from mental health careers

Black men too often resist therapy and shy away from mental health careers

In my mental health work with college students, I’ve seen the importance of focusing therapy on things that are real, present and specific. Many of my patients, especially young Black men, are wary about speaking with me because they think I’ll just talk in euphemisms and ask them about traumatic experiences from their childhood.

Western Michigan University launches 24/7 year-round mental health support for students

Western Michigan University launches 24/7 year-round mental health support for students

Western Michigan University is taking its well-being support to the next level, offering a new platform to give students free, immediate access to teletherapy services in partnership with Uwill. The program meets students where they are, allowing them to access support any time of day, any day of the week, and tailors the experience to the individual based on their unique needs and preferences.

Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Matters

Just as leaves begin falling from the trees, a fresh crop of students arrives on college campuses. Along with excitement and anticipation — and lots of stuff for their dorm rooms — they bring with them questions relating to their new lives: What if I don’t like the food? What happens if my roommate is a jerk? Will my professors be nice?

CAPS enlists teletherapy service to meet students’ needs

CAPS enlists teletherapy service to meet students’ needs

Studies show that amid the ongoing pandemic, the mental health of college students nationwide is only worsening, and USF is no exception. Data from the Center for Collegiate Mental Health at Pennsylvania State University has found that out of 43,000 students who sought psychological treatment in the fall of 2020, 72% of students said that the pandemic negatively impacted their mental health. “During the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in...

Teletherapy Leader Partners with 16th Liberal Arts College in 2022

Teletherapy Leader Partners with 16th Liberal Arts College in 2022

Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution for colleges and students, today, announced a partnership with Gettysburg College to support the counseling services available on campus and increase capacity. As the need for mental health support increases nationwide, Uwill’s solution utilizes need and preferences to immediately match students with a diverse team of licensed and available counselors.

Western Michigan offers students 24-hour virtual mental health counseling through new partnership

Western Michigan offers students 24-hour virtual mental health counseling through new partnership

Western Michigan University will be expanding its mental health support network in the fall 2022 semester.The UWill program offers virtual mental health counseling through video, phone or chat message. The service will also be available after 5 p.m. and through the weekend.“There are times when people are struggling that aren’t the typical times that you might think,” said Diane Anderson, WMU Vice President of Student Affairs. “So having this cadre of...

Uwill named edtech top 50 — emerging companies for higher education

Uwill named edtech top 50 — emerging companies for higher education

The edtech top 50 — emerging companies for higher education for 2021/22.Higher Education edtech is a busy space and it can be hard to keep up with the innovation in the sector. At Emerge Education we want to help you cut through the noise.Members of our Emerge HE advisory board, chaired by Mary Curnock Cook, and in partnership with Jisc, told us that keeping up to date with the best-emerging companies in edtech for HE was difficult, confusing and...

Colleges use teletherapy to support students outside of the academic year

Colleges use teletherapy to support students outside of the academic year

In October, the counseling center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had a waitlist for the first time in 14 years. It would take a week before students could receive support.The center’s solution was virtual.“The university really leapt into action and found us a telehealth option to help expand our capacity quickly,” said Avery Cook, interim director of counseling and psychological services at UNC-Chapel Hill. The center, which already...

Universities Leveraging Teletherapy Services to Support Students Year Round

Universities Leveraging Teletherapy Services to Support Students Year Round

Most colleges and universities offer mental health services during the school year to help students cope with issues such as depression, suicide attempts, grief support, sleeplessness, anxiety and more. Typically, students take advantage of campus psychological services by visiting the counseling center and meeting with one of the institution’s on-staff therapists or a nearby professional affiliated with the university.But what happens to these therapy...

10 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health This Summer

10 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health This Summer

As the end of Mental Health Awareness month is upon us, our focus shifts to how to be well this summer. Erin Andrews, LMHC, an expert in cognitive behavioral therapy who serves as Manager of Clinical Affairs for the leading college mental health solution Uwill, shares 10 tips to improve your mental health this summer.Get outside! Studies have shown that spending more time outdoors has a measurable impact on your mood.Be active. Exercise in any form can...

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