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UNLV School of Social Work expert on moving forward after a year of lockdowns and stress.
Take a moment on March 30 to recognize the contributions UNLV's medical professionals are making to our community.
The administration encourages people experiencing loss to tap into these campus resources for support.
Mental health expert Dr. Michelle Paul provides strategies on fighting off anxieties as people return to work, outside activities.
A collection of news stories highlighting the staff and students of UNLV who exemplify what it means to be a Rebel, even from home.
The full effect of the crisis won't be known for some time, but right now donors are helping the university pivot to focus on emergency needs and mental health.
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September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide has long been a problem in Nevada.
For most of us, the concept of hoarding brings to mind one of two things: 1. The 11-season A&E reality show Hoarders, which “features a team of experts working to tackle some of the biggest, most extreme and most challenging hoards in America,” or 2. Friends who remark of their organized collections—vinyl records or Barbie dolls or whatever—“I’m such a hoarder.”
Even in years without a global pandemic, catastrophic weather events, and other 2020 phenomena, many people find the holidays stressful, exhausting, or depressing. According to the American Psychological Association, 44% of women and 33% of men surveyed feel stressed during the holidays. The holiday blues strike people experiencing the forced joyfulness and expectations of the season.
Since the onset of the pandemic the Clark County School District has seen a surge in student suicides.
COVID-19 has upended the way we work. Many are working from home, stressed and attempting to juggle a range of personal and professional responsibilities, leading to an increase in anxiety, depression and burnout. To ensure that companies and their employees are performing optimally—not just existing—during this time, leaders must address the mental health challenges that employees are facing.
September is suicide prevention awareness month and mental health experts say the COVID-19 pandemic has left many anxious and on edge.