Counseling & Psychological Services
Monday, April 26, 2021
Mental health professionals offer guidance on healing from pandemic difficulties
In mid-March 2020, University of Nebraska-Lincoln students received an email stating classes would be suspended for a week prior to spring break and would return to online classes for the remainder of the semester. Nearly a year later, the world looks very different than it did at the time of that fateful email.
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Friday, April 2, 2021
Smith creates design to help save lives
After working in the Big Red Resilience & Well-Being office, Kate Smith, senior graphic design major, learned that sometimes all it takes is one conversation to prevent a suicide and save a life. She applied her knowledge and artistic talents to create a display and spread the message across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln campus – starting at the College of Business.
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Wednesday, March 24, 2021
How to find mental health professionals that fit
As mental health becomes a more integrated and accepted aspect of self care and adulthood, learning how to schedule an appointment with a mental health professional joins the list of the aforementioned adulting lessons. This being said, the process of finding a therapist and scheduling an appointment is not always cut and dry.
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Wednesday, March 24, 2021
UNL counseling says technology addiction can affect us more than we think
According to a recent study, about 40% of college students in the United Kingdom have a smartphone addiction, so members of Counseling and Psychological Services and Big Red Resilience & Well-being shared their thoughts about smartphone addiction at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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Thursday, March 11, 2021
UNL counselor discusses increase in eating disorder concerns during pandemic
Jenifer Manstedt, counselor at Counseling & Psychological Services and eating disorder coordinator, said she has noticed more University of Nebraska-Lincoln students reporting concerns with eating patterns and body image issues during the COVID-19 pandemic than prior to the pandemic.
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Friday, March 5, 2021
How to overcome a mid-semester slump
By now, the excitement of a fresh semester and seeing friends after a long break has likely worn off, and you are facing the demands of college — papers, exams, homework and so much more. Here's some tips to help you through the rough grind at this point in the semester.
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Friday, February 19, 2021
Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 22-25
The transition to college can be challenging. During difficult times, one’s coping strategies can be depleted, sometimes resulting in changes to control eating patterns and/or perception of appearance. During Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 22-25, the UNL Nebraska Eating Disorder Network Student Association (UNL NEDN) invites all Huskers to learn about the warning signs and available resources for disordered eating or eating disorder behaviors.
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Friday, January 29, 2021
Black History Month: Breaking down barriers to mental health support
Each February the nation comes together to celebrate Black History Month. During this time, many Americans reflect on, celebrate and acknowledge the major roles Black Americans have played in the United States, both past as well as the present. Through this month-long recognition, challenges endured by Black Americans, particularly in their mental health and well-being, come into focus.
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Thursday, November 12, 2020
CAPS offering program to aid in coping with pandemic
Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will host an event on “Developing an Understanding of Meaning and Purpose During Pandemic Times” from 3 to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 via Zoom.
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Wednesday, November 11, 2020
CAPS and LGBTQA+ Resource Center pair to provide discussion before holidays
For many, going home for the holidays comes with a huge sigh of relief as they revel in the joy of a concluded stressful semester. For LGBTQA+ students, this relief can be challenged by the anxiety of returning to non-affirming homes and uneasiness about the holiday season before them.
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