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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook offers new virtual medical service to students

Clare Gehlich September 30, 2022
Stony Brook University is now offering TimelyCare, a new telehealth platform that offers 24/7 virtual access to both medical and mental health services. 
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Zoom is a video chat service many Stony Brook University students are using to learn remotely. Inappropriate content has interrupted class meetings during the first week learning remotely.SCREENSHOT OF ZOOM HOMEPAGE

Addressing students’ mental health during remote learning

Xenia Gonikberg October 4, 2020
#OPINION Many students suffer from an increasing number of mental health issues because they don't have access to the same resources as before. It is important that these issues are addressed and students are aware of the mental health resources available.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

Staying productive while working from home

Melissa Azofeifa April 1, 2020
There is a whirlwind of change happening as the world tries to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19); we cannot underestimate the importance of maintaining good mental health to be able to stay productive as people transition to working from home and remote learning.
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Art Therapy: The Intriguing, Transformative, Therapeutic Technique

Art Therapy: The Intriguing, Transformative, Therapeutic Technique

Isabelle Panza October 8, 2019
People throughout the ages have expressed their deepest emotions through art. Today, art therapy is used to help people struggling with mental illnesses.
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CAPS helped me; maybe it can help you too

Joshua Blake December 2, 2018
I decided to seek counseling at the university’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office.
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Assistant Opinions Editor Gabby Pardos pet dog basks in the sun. GABBY PARDO/THE STATESMAN

Why a pet’s life matters

Diva Dotson October 17, 2018
Whether they bark, meow or hiss, pets give you the kind of unconditional love you rarely get from a human. It might seem weird to people without any pets, but that furry friend can have a huge impact on a person’s health and well-being.
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Counseling and Psychological Services is making new improvements after pressure from the Peer Mental Health Alliance.

PMHA works on new program to bridge the gap for students struggling with mental illness

Maya Brown October 2, 2018
The Peer Mental Health Alliance (PMHA) wants to bring a program to campus to fill certain gaps in mental health coverage that they say are not being addressed by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
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CAPS complaints highlight issue of mental health treatment across nation

Cory Haltman October 31, 2014

The 2014 National Survey of College Counseling Centers conducted by the American College Counseling Association revealed that a majority of universities have seen an increase in the number of students...

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