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.
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.
Mar. 6, 2017—A March conference at Vanderbilt about "The Global Psyche" will feature two keynote speeches open to the public
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.
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.
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.
Mental health and well-being services expanded for graduate and professional students and postdoctoral fellows
Oct. 3, 2016—Ensuring that graduate and professional students and postdoctoral fellows have access to mental health and well-being support is the aim of new enhancements being launched this fall.
Sep. 22, 2016—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has empaneled a committee to consider and make recommendations on how the university can further support holistic and inclusive approaches to supporting mental health and well-being.
Aug. 31, 2016—A place to build community and well-being practices that lead to lifelong success is how university officials described the new Center for Student Wellbeing at its grand opening on Wednesday.
Jul. 6, 2016—The following are some suggestions for how to discuss mental health concerns or experiences in the workplace that may help co-workers and managers navigate some of those barriers.
Jun. 13, 2016—Vanderbilt University's Jonathan Metzl, a mental health and mass shootings expert, and Liz Zechmeister, who studies perceptions of political leaders after terrorism, shed light on the Orlando mass shooting.
Jun. 6, 2016—There’s a stark and troubling way that incarceration may diminish the ability of a former inmate to empathize with a loved one behind bars, but existing sociological theories fail to capture it.