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SUNY Ulster Expands Mental Health Support Increasing Availability and Diversity

SUNY Ulster Expands Mental Health Support Increasing Availability and Diversity

SUNY Ulster, today, announced a partnership with Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution for colleges and students, to enhance and expand the college's existing counseling capabilities. Research suggests that community college students may be in greater need of mental health support. Uwill's best-in-class technology facilitates immediate appointments with licensed mental health counselors based on student needs and preferences. Bring Uwill to Your Campus...

Colleges Are Investing in Student Mental Health. But ‘There’s Still a Long Way to Go,’ Survey Finds.

Colleges Are Investing in Student Mental Health. But ‘There’s Still a Long Way to Go,’ Survey Finds.

Though colleges are taking steps to address students’ mental-health needs on campus, student-affairs officials say that demand for treatment continues to exceed existing resources. That’s according to the findings of a new survey of student-affairs professionals at more than 100 colleges conducted by Naspa: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Uwill, a teletherapy company that works with colleges. Nearly all respondents said college...

College student, employee mental health worsened last year, survey finds

College student, employee mental health worsened last year, survey finds

One of the big questions college leaders face is how they can protect students’ mental health. But NASPA’s new survey also shines a light on mental health among college employees, many of whom are struggling. The association partnered with teletherapy company Uwill to survey 131 student affairs professionals, including vice presidents of student affairs and heads of counseling centers, about mental health at colleges. Nearly 70% of respondents said...

”We cannot out-hire this need”: College counselors are at their limit

”We cannot out-hire this need”: College counselors are at their limit

With mental health reported as the top student stressor going into the spring semester, school staff are beginning to feel the strain. A new report surveying wellness counselors found that their increased workload is causing burnout as campuses struggle to meet student demand. The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), joined by the online student wellness service Uwill, surveyed student affairs professionals nationwide on a...

New Survey Data Confirms Mental Health Remains Leading Challenge on College Campuses

New Survey Data Confirms Mental Health Remains Leading Challenge on College Campuses

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education joins its teletherapy educational partner Uwill today in releasing new survey data that sheds light on the trajectory of student mental health on college campuses and identifies challenges institutions face in providing mental health support. Bring Uwill to Your Campus in 10 Days! Uwill is the Teletherapy Educational Partner of NASPA Uwill is the Teletherapy Educational Partner of NASPA Counselors Higher...

Colleges Increasingly Prioritize Mental Health, Survey Shows

Colleges Increasingly Prioritize Mental Health, Survey Shows

As student mental health continues to worsen, college and university leaders seems to be increasing their focus—and spending—on mental health services, according to the results of a new survey from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, which represents student affairs professionals, and Uwill, a teletherapy platform aimed at college students. Bring Uwill to Your Campus in 10 Days! Uwill is the Teletherapy Educational Partner of...

Uwill, College Teletherapy Leader, Partners With Second Oregon Institution

Uwill, College Teletherapy Leader, Partners With Second Oregon Institution

Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution for colleges and students, today announced a partnership with Willamette University to help meet the demand for counseling. As the need for mental health support increases nationwide, Uwill offers students an immediate appointment with a therapist who meets their needs and preferences. Bring Uwill to Your Campus in 10 days! Uwill is the Teletherapy Educational Partner of NASPA Uwill is the Teletherapy Educational...

How Community Colleges Are Using Teletherapy to Transform Student Mental Health Services

How Community Colleges Are Using Teletherapy to Transform Student Mental Health Services

At 4 a.m. one day early in her freshman year, a student at Solano Community College in Fairfield, California, reached for her phone. In her mind, everything felt like it was piling up — financial worries, academic stress and a relationship that had spun out of control. That night, she was feeling so anxious, she needed to talk to somebody right away. (The student’s name is not being used to protect her privacy. Another student in this story will be...

Supporting College Student Mental Health: What Parents Need to Know this Winter Break

Supporting College Student Mental Health: What Parents Need to Know this Winter Break

Nearly three-quarters of college students have reported moderate or severe psychological distress – and the end-of-semester pressures combined with holiday stresses can create a perfect storm for students already struggling with mental health. According to campus teletherapy provider Uwill, requests for counseling services jumped by 46% in November 2022 as students juggled end-of-semester exams and assignments and prepared to head home for the...

Dealing with Parents this Holiday Season: 6 Tips for College Students

Dealing with Parents this Holiday Season: 6 Tips for College Students

As a college student, going home for winter break may be a shock to the system. You go from near total independence to living back under your parents’ rules in a matter of hours. To prepare for and manage this adjustment, licensed mental health counselor and Uwill Manager of Clinical Affairs Erin Andrews offers 6 tips to help college students cope when home for the holidays:  Plan ahead. Reflect on the things that will be hard emotionally - maybe there...

New Crisis Solution Directly Connects Struggling College Students with Mental Health Support

New Crisis Solution Directly Connects Struggling College Students with Mental Health Support

Uhelp is the only available solution providing students with a direct connection to a licensed therapist with specific crisis and trauma training. Students will never need to navigate an intake line that delays access to the urgent support, and connects students in less than one minute. Additionally, unlike similar life-lines, Uhelp also includes a follow-up "check-in" with any student who utilizes this crisis support option, ensuring a...

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...

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