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Vacancies plague mental health center

Vacancies plague mental health center

Carina Lopez, Assitant Campus New Editor October 17, 2021

Multiple resignations from University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) since the summer of 2020 have left the remaining staff with challenges as they continue to serve the student population.  Mental...

Senior psychology student and student assistant in the Ambrose Health center, Emily Stahoviak, is hard at work in the counseling services office.

Warhawks help each other

Cennedy Hoppe, Journalist September 12, 2021

UW-Whitewater encouraged participation in a Suicide Prevention Week filled with activities to help spread awareness of the issue among students.  From Sept. 5 to Sept. 11, Suicide Prevention Week is...

SilverCloud is a mental health resource available on the computer or as an app on Apple and
Android devices.

Mental health gets savvy

Kali Anditon, Assistant Business and Technology Editor April 4, 2021

One’s personal health is the most important matter in their lives. As college students, mental health should remain as a priority, especially as we navigate virtual learning and burnouts. With possible...

Students walk along the sidewalks near the James R. Conner University Center Nov. 14.

UW-W needs mental health support groups

Baily Topp, Contributor November 30, 2020

Mental Health is a topic that we shy away from talking about, and that is something that needs to change. Mental Health is an important topic, and needs to be normalized. It needs to be normalized, in...

Kelsey Pacetti, president of the Active Minds chapter at UW-Whitewater receives the Adman Carlson Active Minds Student Leader of the Year Award.

Community organizations recognize National Suicide Prevention Month

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor September 13, 2020

September is recognized as National Suicide Prevention Month. All month long, many mental health advocates, as well as different organizations, allies, and community members promote suicide awareness prevention....

UW-Whitewater psych internship earns high levels of accreditation

Calahan Steed, Journalist March 2, 2020

Mental health is becoming a major focal point in the country. That is why the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater psychology department is looking to stay ahead of the curve by preparing their students...

Entrepreneurship Coordinator creates new app for health

Jessica Rawski, Journalist January 20, 2020

David Gee, the Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator and Lecturer in Entrepreneurship for the College of Business and Economics at UW-Whitewater. Gee published the book “The College Student Startup Guide:...

Student praises current resources

December 9, 2019

Every undergraduate and graduate student on campus experiences stress during their college career. Some students may find it difficult to cope with this newfound stress and may resort to unhealthy coping...

Importance of self-care

November 18, 2019

In 2018, a CNBC study found that 7,500 full-time employees had 23 percent of employees reporting feeling burned out. Having a loaded schedule can cause an immense amount of stress on anyone and damage...

The backpacks represented the amount of students each year who commit suicide.

Backpack display opens students’ eyes

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor October 14, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Active Minds hosted a suicide awareness event known as Send Silence Packing on the University Center Mall. Send Silence Packing is an exhibit of 1,100 backpacks to represent the amount...

Mental health should not be normalized

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief March 4, 2019

The first time I ever experienced a panic attack, I was 17. My mom rushed me to the emergency room because she thought I was dying. That was the first time I was diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. The...

Letter to the Editor: Athletes should talk mental health

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 “Mental toughness” is a term that every athlete has heard consistently throughout their sports career; meaning that an athlete must remain level headed through failures, and to not...

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