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Graduate students, admin discuss mental health resources at town hall

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Oct 18 2018
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On Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council (GSC) held a town hall addressing graduate student mental health and well-being on campus.

The event follows last week’s undergraduate town hall, which similarly brought together administrators and students to discuss mental health concerns and resources.

Wednesday’s event, moderated by GSC Advocacy Coordinator Kari Barclay and GSC co-chairs Amy Tarangelo and Yiqing Ding, originated as a result of a survey GSC conducted last year along with the Diversity and Advocacy Committee. Many graduate students who completed the survey — which received about 1,200 responses in total — reported having high levels of stress and poor mental health.

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