St. Lawrence University has received a three-year, $287,061 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support its Comprehensive Care Network (CCN) Project. The project will use evidence-based approaches to improve the identification and treatment of at-risk students and expand access to services that address mental health, suicide prevention, and substance misuse.
We inaugurated our 19th president, put Laurentian generosity to work for our students, cheered on nine Saints at the Olympics, celebrated 50 years of partnership in Kenya, and so much more. Here's a recap of the top stories from St. Lawrence University in 2022.
SLU Peer Health Network helps open campus discussion around health and mental health, pushing for advocacy and change.
Inspired by her passion to promote mental health and well-being on our campus, especially the emotional wellness of student-athletes, Jan Egbers P’21 is presenting St. Lawrence University with a $1.5 million gift, which will create an endowment to support St. Lawrence mental health and counseling services. The fund also honors retiring long-time Head Golf Coach Mary Lawrence by naming the position the Mary A. Lawrence Head Coach for Men's and Women's Golf.
“Holistic” is the first word that comes to mind when thinking about Director of Wellness Education Laura Lavoie’s approach to student wellness. Partly because it’s a word she stresses a lot, but also because her work already embodies it.
St. Lawrence University is furthering its support of student well-being and mental health by partnering with The Jed Foundation (JED) and their signature program JED Campus, a nationwide initiative designed to help colleges evaluate and strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs to provide strong mental health support systems for students.
St. Lawrence University announced the Fall 2018 Innovation Grant award recipients, which include purchasing glasses to correct color vision deficiency, chargers for students’ electronic devices, mental health events that take place outside the Counseling Center, alternative alcohol-free first Saturday events, interpretive signage at building entrances, and bat boxes.
Now in its sixth year, St. Lawrence University announced the Fall 2015 Innovation Grant award recipients, which include health stations, reusable to-go boxes for Dana, a new Green Bikes repair stand, a Queer Peers program, a leadership summit for student athletes, a collection of Chinese books, and a new oven for Campus Kitchens.