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...
Addressing the anxiety crisis
UC Riverside mental health professionals answer questions specific to adults, children, and students
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
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.
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...
Experiencing police violence worsens mental health in distinct ways
Unique effects of police violence create a public health crisis for communities most affected
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
School of Medicine faculty receive grants to increase diversity in biomedical sciences, study incentives in research, boost mental health treatment
Total funding of three grants exceeds $1.2 million
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.