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The DMC in Run-DMC steps up for mental health

The DMC in Run-DMC steps up for mental health

When executives at Hologic learned one of their celebrity spokespeople, singer Mary J. Blige, would be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show, they tried something the medical device company had never done before: a national, direct-to-consumer ad campaign. And they decided to launch it on the biggest and most expensive stage possible, by snagging a 30-second spot at the Super Bowl.

Massachusetts-based technology expands mental health resources for college students

Massachusetts-based technology expands mental health resources for college students

A Massachusetts-based app is helping expand college students' access to mental health resources. Uwill, based in Needham, is a platform that helps college students find certified therapists to talk to on their time. Therapists do not pay to be on the platform and its colleges and universities pay for students' therapy. Michael London, chief executive officer of Uwill, said the company is working with more than 100 colleges and universities, many of them...

Merrimack College and Uwill Partner to Support Student Mental Health

Merrimack College and Uwill Partner to Support Student Mental Health

Uwill, the leading teletherapy solution focused on colleges and students, today announced a partnership with Merrimack College to help meet demand for counseling on campus. Designed to expand capacity at counseling centers during a time of increased need for campus mental health support, Uwill’s solution facilitates immediate access to a proprietary team of available licensed counselors based on student needs and preferences.

UC Santa Barbara Partners With Teletherapy Service Uwill

UC Santa Barbara Partners With Teletherapy Service Uwill

This is a service which will greatly bolster students’ ability to connect with a community provider for tele-therapy/counseling,” Counseling & Psychological Services (C.A.P.S.) Clinical Director Turi Honegger, Associate Director Brian Olowude and Mental Health Specialist Gladys Koscak said in a statement to the Nexus. “We know that the Santa Barbara community has been impacted and finding availability with an outside provider has been difficult....

MSU Provost Addresses Student Mental Health in Spring Welcome

MSU Provost Addresses Student Mental Health in Spring Welcome

In her spring semester welcome letter to faculty and academic staff, MSU Provost Teresa Woodruff addressed the petition started by students at the end of the fall semester to reinstate Satisfactory/Not Satisfactory, or S/NS, grading. Woodruff said she asked the University Committee on Undergraduate Education, or UCUE, to evaluate existing grading modalities to determine the best way to encourage student success this semester. “This work will happen in...

Michigan Universities Partner with Uwill to Expand Mental Health Support for Students

Michigan Universities Partner with Uwill to Expand Mental Health Support for Students

The Michigan Association of State Universities has announced a partnership with Uwill, a teletherapy solution specifically designed for students, to provide on-demand counseling services to its 15 public universities across Michigan. Designed to expand capabilities of on-campus counseling centers, Uwill’s solution connects students with a proprietary team of licensed available counselors based on their unique needs and preferences.

Uwill was featured in the Fortune Term Sheet by Jessica Matthews

Uwill was featured in the Fortune Term Sheet by Jessica Matthews

Jessica Matthews featured Uwill's latest news in the December 15, 2002 Term Sheet Uwill, a Boston, Mass.-based mental health and wellness online therapy platform for colleges and students, raised $5.3 million in funding from investors including Bright Horizons CEO Stephen Kramer and Princeton Review and Noodle founder John Katzman.  For more information on Uwill completing its angel funding round of $5.25 million...

Uwill Expands Access to Teletherapy for College Students

Uwill Expands Access to Teletherapy for College Students

The platform uses artificial intelligence to match students with therapists based on their preferences and schedules, without having to travel to and from campus health centers with limited staff.As the digital learning market continues to experience unprecedented growth during COVID-19, ed-tech developers have created a plethora of platforms to facilitate virtual learning and enhance instruction. Despite growth in this sphere, little has been offered in...

Wiley Education Services Podcast Features Veteran Edtech Entrepreneur

Wiley Education Services Podcast Features Veteran Edtech Entrepreneur

NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --This week, Wiley Education Services podcast, An Educated Guest, will feature Uwill Founder and CEO Michael London. The veteran edtech entrepreneur is interviewed by host Todd Zipper, President of Wiley Education Services, to discuss his distinguished career in education innovation and his fast-growing venture, Uwill. The podcast brings together great minds in higher ed to delve deeper into the innovations and...

8 ways colleges are adjusting digital services for 24/7 students

8 ways colleges are adjusting digital services for 24/7 students

The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education is rolling out student wellness and mental health solution Uwill to provide counseling services at public colleges and universities across the state. Uwill's technology and network of counselors allow students to be matched with therapists based on their unique needs and preferences. Using artificial intelligence, Uwill takes into account a student's issue/treatment, gender, ethnicity, language, immediacy...

Uwill Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies by BostInno

Uwill Named One of Boston’s Hottest Companies by BostInno

Student Mental Health & Wellness Platform Wins Award for Fastest Growing Companies Uwill today announced that it has been named a 2021 BostInno 50 on Fire honoree. The annual recognition highlights fast-growing companies in the Boston area that are transforming their respective industries. Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students, uses its proprietary technology and AI matching to provide students with an...

CAPS works to eliminate waitlist by partnering with college teletherapy service

CAPS works to eliminate waitlist by partnering with college teletherapy service

For the first time in about 14 years, UNC Counseling and Psychological Services had a waitlist for students who wanted ongoing individual counseling, CAPS Associate and Clinical Director Avery Cook said.Cook said this waitlist is a result of increased student mental health needs during the pandemic.CAPS offers brief individual therapy for students seeking support for issues that are "relatively well defined and which can be adequately addressed or...

Uwill Founder & CEO Michael London Featured on Illuminate Higher Education Podcast

Uwill Founder & CEO Michael London Featured on Illuminate Higher Education Podcast

There's a real pandemic that's plaguing higher education students, and it's not Covid-19.According to the American College Health Association in 2018 and 2019, about 60% of respondents felt overwhelming anxiety while 40% experienced depression so severe that they had difficulty functioning. In 2019, a Pennsylvania State University study noted that demand for campus mental health services increased by nearly 40%, all during a period that saw only a 5%...

Telehealth program helps UNC-Chapel Hill meet demand for mental health services

Telehealth program helps UNC-Chapel Hill meet demand for mental health services

Weeks after suicides by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students prompted administrators to cancel classes so students could have a day to focus on their mental health, the university has launched a new program to boost services to students.The UWill program, which started Monday, is a telehealth service that expands student access to licensed therapists.“This was a way of sort of bringing on some extra resources to be able to meet the needs...

Tribal college bolsters mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students

Tribal college bolsters mental health services to alleviate the emotional toll of the pandemic on Native American students

Russell Swagger, president of Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe Community College in Wisconsin, knew the institution needed a better way to provide mental health services to students and employees when it started to become apparent that the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic were hurting students emotionally.Students and faculty at tribal colleges like his were under a lot of strain. Many had to juggle academic responsibilities while caring for children...

Teletherapy Launches at Rural Tribal College in Wisconsin

Teletherapy Launches at Rural Tribal College in Wisconsin

Like many rural tribal colleges across the country, community members at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College (LCOOC) near Hayward, Wisconsin struggled with mental health in the pandemic. Those challenges have not gone away since COVID-19 hit the country 18 months ago, pushing LCOOC’s leaders to look for new solutions.“It’s just astounding here,” said Dr. Russell Swagger, president of LCOOC. “It seems like every time somebody talks to me, I hear about a...

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