Counseling & Psychological Services
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
CAPS drop-in workshops address a multitude of student needs
A fresh lineup of student workshops is available for students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Workshop topics include pandemic resilience, assertiveness, anger management, gratitude, communication, life skill building and more.
Each workshop is hosted by a trained professional staff member from CAPS and most sessions last approximately 60 minutes. All workshops will be via Zoom. Students do not need to register beforehand to participate.
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Friday, August 27, 2021
6 ways to be an active bystander
Has there ever been a time when you felt, wondered, or even knew, something was wrong and you wanted to help, but didn’t? By feeling more confident in knowing what to do you can help create a positive environment for yourself and those around you.
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Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Counselor-in-Residence program continues
The Counselor-in-Residence program will continue its easy-access, mental health counseling services to students who live in dormitories on campus this fall. Through the program, three counselors, each of whom serves a different residential complex, offer increased preventative resources for mental health, stress reduction, relationship health and overall wellness.
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Friday, August 6, 2021
9 tips for saving money in college
College can seem expensive, yet it doesn’t have to break the bank. There are many ways to save money while you're a student. Try these tips to set yourself up for financial success throughout your college career.
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Friday, June 4, 2021
Summer support groups available from CAPS
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is offering several drop-in group sessions this summer. The sessions will help students improve and understand their mental health. All UNL students are welcome to join.
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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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