Culturally-informed mental health screenings improve student, school and community successes

As concerns about youth mental health, school shootings, and other forms of violence prompt more school systems to conduct mental health screenings, a UC Riverside-led analysis is urging school officials to proceed with deference to student family, cultural, and community backgrounds. Mental health screenings that focus solely on identifying at-risk...

By David Danelski | | Social Science / Education

Addressing the anxiety crisis

UC Riverside mental health professionals answer questions specific to adults, children, and students

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

COVID-19 took serious toll on Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander mental and physical health

Two UC Riverside-led studies found concerning psychological and physical health problems among more than 300 NH/PIs in five US states

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

New report highlights key findings on the health, mental health, and social service needs of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in California

Data from the California Health Interview Survey and the American Community Survey highlight diversity and needs of California’s fastest growing population groups.

By UCR News | | Social Science / Education

UCR spotlighted in discussion of mental health on campus

The widely circulated publication Inside Higher Ed published a story this past week that features a "virtual roundtable" at UC Riverside with the secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. During the Zoom visit on May 19, the secretary, Miguel Cardona, asked four UCR students about programs that offered mental...

By UCR News | | University, Students

Experiencing police violence worsens mental health in distinct ways

Unique effects of police violence create a public health crisis for communities most affected

By Holly Ober | | Social Science / Education, Health

UC Riverside and Neuroscience Education Institute partner to deliver continuing medical education nationwide

Content developed by School of Medicine for physicians and other health care professionals includes grand rounds and a journal club delivered virtually

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health

Youth who understand mental illness more likely to ask for help later

Research suggests destigmatizing mental illness in schools could increase the likelihood of treatment-seeking for youth who need it

Graduate students create mental health support network

R’Grad Peer Support Group meets weekly and is designed to be a nonclinical outlet.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Students

Study documents poor mental and physical health in rural borderland community members

UC Riverside-led study offers vivid picture of health consequences of life events and chronic strain among foreign-born Mexicans in farm working communities

By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Health