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