Counseling & Psychological Services
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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Sunday, November 15, 2020
10 self-care tips from CAPS
Self-care on the surface sounds simple to do, but at this time of year it can be the first thing that gets overlooked. Busy schedules combined with an increased focus on academic commitments, extracurricular activities, and other responsibilities can make it difficult to prioritize mental health needs. However, this is when self-care is most critical for mental health.
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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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Thursday, October 29, 2020
Your guide to coping with post-election stress
No matter your political views, the upcoming election may be a source of anxiety or disappointment. You might find yourself unsure of how to handle those feelings. Here are tips from UNL Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) professionals on how to better cope with post-election polarization and loss of control.
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Friday, July 31, 2020
Back-to-School Countdown: Prepare emotionally and mentally to return to campus
Only two weeks to go… August 17 is right around the corner. With the end of summer inching ever closer and the upcoming excitement building for the fall semester, you can follow these four tips from Big Red Resilience and Well-being to help prepare your emotional well-being.
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