Tag: Mental Health

Medicaid needs to make mental health a priority

With mental health being more prevalent and accepted in the contemporary world, you would think access to decent mental health providers would be readily available, but that’s not the case.  Many people who are on Medicaid are typically underrepresented or a part of minority communities. Those who are insured by […]

Mental health podcast teaches happiness as a skill

The podcast, “The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos,” is one of the best informative mental health podcasts in the market. Santos brought on a special guest, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, a brilliant author, professor, and host, among other titles, elaborates on some core ideas of his book, “Happy Mind, Happy […]

There should be more awareness for men with eating disorders

“Everything Now,” directed by Charlie Manton, Alyssa McClelland, Laura Steinel and Dionne Edwards. “To the Bone,” written and directed by Marti Noxon. “The Longest Match” by Betsy Brenner. “Wintergirls” by Laurie Halse Anderson.  What do these all have in common? They are all pieces that focus on female eating disorders. […]

On campus: Week of Feb. 7

Celebration of Life: Andrea Mendoza Students and faculty gathered by the Arch on Wednesday, Feb. 7, to honor the life of sophomore Andrea Mendoza. Mendoza was a first-generation computer science major and Education Opportunity Fund (EOF) scholar who passed away on Jan. 7. She was 19 years old. The celebration […]

Therapy animals visit Ramapo’s Wellness Room

The Center for Health and Counseling Services hosted a therapy animal visit last Thursday from Creature Comfort Pet Therapy. Creature Comfort, located out of Morristown, is a non-profit organization that works to “enhance people’s lives through therapeutic visits with caring volunteers and their pets,” as stated in their mission statement. […]

Ramapo unveils new Wellness Room

Last Thursday, the Center for Health and Counseling Services held the grand opening of Ramapo’s new Wellness Room. The room was funded by the Mental Health Community Provider Partnerships and Professional Development Grant, which was offered to colleges in New Jersey by the Office of the Secretary for Higher Education. […]