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  1. A photo of students at a Peer Health Network tabling event.

    Students Increase Mental Health Resources On Campus Through Peer Health Network

    HANNAH PORTER '22

    SLU Peer Health Network helps open campus discussion around health and mental health, pushing for advocacy and change.

  2. A drawing of wind that contains words of struggle like unemployment being stopped by the Saint Lawrence Shield.

    Taking Care

    DEBORAH DUDLEY

    St. Lawrence is reimagining the ways in which the University becomes a part of wellness solutions for students.

  3. Laura Lavoie, wearing a mustard yellow sweater with a leaf patter, sits in a chair on an outdoor walkway. There are trees with yellow leaves in the background.

    Q&A With St. Lawrence's New Director of Wellness Education Laura Lavoie

    Thao Nguyen '22

    “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.

  4. Four Saint Lawrence University students, wearing masks, stand outside on a sunny day and pet a small brown dog wearing a red harness.

    St. Lawrence University Joins JED Campus to Support Student Mental Health

    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. 

  5. Two students, both wearing masks, kneel on the grass while petting a golden retriever.

    It's Okay to Ask For Help: St. Lawrence Community Promotes Mental Health on Campus

    Throughout the fall semester, faculty, staff, and students across campus have collaborated to facilitate mental health programming that helps students build a support network at St. Lawrence during this time of uncertainty.

  6. A view overlooking the Adirondacks from Balanced Rock near Lake Placid, New York.

    First Person: Take Control and Support Your Mental Health

    Kaleigh McKillip '22

    The last seven months have been anything but normal. Adjusting to the new pandemic lifestyle has taken a toll on all of us, no matter where we are in the world. When the COVID-19 pandemic started, I...

  7. The Saint Lawrence University entrance sign on a snowy winter day.

    First Person: Keeping Your Mental Health a Priority During North Country Winters

    Lily Maccahran '20

    Coming from sunny Colorado, the dark and cold winters of the North Country shocked me. Throughout my time at SLU, I have learned how to prioritize my mental health and stay happy and healthy. Up until...

  8. St. Lawrence Awards Fall 2018 Innovation Grants

    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.

  9. A group of Saint Lawrence students, wearing pink t-shirts, perform a musical number with instruments and a microphone, at the First-Year Cup Alma Mater Remix Competition.

    First Person: Hana's Declassified SLU Survival Guide

    HANA BUSHARA '21

    If you are anything like me and love this place (or want to love this place), I have a few things that you might find useful. Here, are some of my insights into how to maximize your time at this...

  10. St. Lawrence Awards Fall 2015 Innovation Grants

    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.