CAPS In Action (CIA), a new student organization within the University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) that “puts the CAPS initiatives in action," shared their thoughts on how faculty at UM can support mental health in an article that was published in the Michigan Daily.
CIA shared three suggestions including this experience from one of it's members:
CIA member Aaron Brown recounts such an instance: “My professor continually highlighted the importance of mental health issues, (and put) mental health ahead of grades and assignments. Her office hours were always open to students to discuss any problems they faced, especially in light of the campus climate after the election. It was comforting to know I had someone to talk to.
Find the full article HERE.
Find additional suggestions on how Faculty can support mental health HERE.