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Healthy Minds Survey provides insight into student mental health

Dec. 18, 2017—Vanderbilt students know where to go on campus to seek support for their mental and emotional health, but often feel they don’t have enough time to seek assistance. These are just some of the findings of the Healthy Minds Survey launched by Vanderbilt in October 2016.

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Nashville historical marker honors VU graduate’s LGBT activism

Dec. 12, 2017—Community leaders, family and friends of the late Penny Campbell, a Vanderbilt graduate and LGBT activist, came together to celebrate a Nashville historical marker being placed in her honor Dec. 8.

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Faculty, staff tell stories of triumph over mental health challenges at GO THERE event

Nov. 9, 2017—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos hosted more than 100 members of the Vanderbilt community Wednesday to hear their colleagues’ personal stories as part of the GO THERE mental health campaign.

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Faculty and staff invited to hear colleagues’ mental health and well-being stories Nov. 8

Nov. 1, 2017—The Office of the Chancellor will host a gathering of sharing, listening and solidarity around the subject of mental health and well-being on Wednesday, Nov. 8. All members of the Vanderbilt community are encouraged to attend.

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Award honors Conn’s mental health research contributions

Oct. 12, 2017—P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D., founding director of the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, has won a 2017 Research & Hope Award from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) for outstanding research in the area of mental health.

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Faculty and staff invited to submit ‘GO THERE’ stories

Oct. 11, 2017—As part of the campuswide GO THERE mental health campaign, the Office of the Chancellor invites submissions for “Faculty & Staff GO THERE Stories” around the subject of mental health and well-being.

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‘Resilient Souls,’ photo exhibition celebrating women’s perseverance, opens Sept. 11

Aug. 30, 2017—“The Resilient Souls Project,” a photo exhibition of portraits and writing celebrating women’s perseverance through life’s challenges, will be on display in the Kissam Center from Sept. 11 through Oct. 6. The exhibition is part of the university’s ongoing initiative to support holistic and inclusive approaches to mental health and well-being at Vanderbilt.

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‘The Science of Violence and Compassion’ set for May 4

Apr. 26, 2017—Please join us for the final Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research outreach event, "The Science of Violence and Compassion," featuring Jeremy Richman of The Avielle Foundation.

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What happens when Western psychiatry goes global?

Mar. 6, 2017—A March conference at Vanderbilt about "The Global Psyche" will feature two keynote speeches open to the public

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Chancellor invites campus community to series of January events promoting mental health and well-being

Jan. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a series of January events designed to further conversations around healthy help-seeking behavior and creating a culture in which the stigma of seeking support can be eradicated.

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Exhibition explores role of art therapy in mental health recovery

Nov. 10, 2016—A Department of Art exhibition examining the role of art therapy in the recovery process of patients being treated for mental disorders has been curated by alumna Lindsey Lybrand.

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Students invited to participate in Healthy Minds Study

Oct. 24, 2016—As part of Vanderbilt’s commitment to enhancing its community members’ mental health and well-being, all undergraduate, graduate and professional students will be invited to participate in the Healthy Minds Study, a web-based survey designed to assess students’ mental health status, health behaviors and use of health services.

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