Mental health and wellness resources, news, and information from UTHealth Student Counseling Services. 

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Using What’s Left…

March 18, 2021
Cherilynn Shadding, PhD

My professional theme of “Thrive 2020” turned to “Survive 2020” as my humanness and blackness was challenged. How do we effectively use what’s left without being consumed?

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Leadership is a Process, Not a Position

March 4, 2021
Dustin Peterson

Many people believe leadership is a role, position, or title -- something to aspire to “one day.” In reality, leadership is a process, an approach, or a way of being. Check out this short 3-minute video for ideas for how you can lead today!

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Imposter Syndrome: The Secret Reality of Healthcare Students

February 9, 2021
Asia McCleary-Gaddy, Ph.D. & Melinda Yates, Ph.D.

The “imposter syndrome” is one form of inaccurate self-assessment that distresses those who, “despite their earned degrees, scholastic honors, high achievement on standardized tests, and professional recognition … do not experience an internal sense of success.” Researchers have outlined a few ways to combat this.

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Welcome 2021: Adapting to the New Year

January 15, 2021
Jennifer Bahrman, Ph.D.

2020 was plagued with many challenges and we enter 2021 with hope for a new and better year. However, many of the 2020 stressors remain and along with the “winter blues” that many individuals experience during the winter months, we may still be struggling. Five integral self-care techniques are discussed for starting off the new year strong. 

Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day 2020

Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day 2020

November 13, 2020
Student Counseling Services

Mental Illness Awareness Week runs from October 4-10, 2020 and coincides with World Mental Health Day on October 10th.

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September is Suicide Prevention Month

November 13, 2020
Student Counseling Services

September marks National Suicide Prevention Month. Resources are available! 

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UTHealth Student Counseling Services Diversity and Inclusion Statement

November 13, 2020
Student Counseling Services

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Student Counseling Services is committed to providing culturally-sensitive services to the UTHealth community.

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Meet the Student Counseling Services Team

November 12, 2020
Student Counseling Services

The UTHealth Student Counseling Services team serves currently enrolled students at UTHealth’s six schools by offering comprehensive and confidential mental health services. Meet our Student Counseling Services Team!

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