Diving into Wellness

Mental Health and the Holiday Season By Susanna Penfield According to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness approximately 24% of people with a diagnosed mental illness find that the holidays make their condition […]

Diving into Wellness

Phases of Prevention By Susanna Penfield Prevention practices encompass a wide range of activities — commonly referred to as “interventions” — that seek to reduce threats to our mental and physical health. One framework for […]

Diving into Wellness

By Montana Bass Concerned Someone Is Suicidal?  Asking Them Is The Best Practice. 11%. According to the 2018 Healthy Minds survey, this is the percentage of students who have seriously considered attempting suicide.  Suicide is […]

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the Wellness Resource Center. By SUSANNA PENFIELD What Is Wellness? Some […]

Diving Into Wellness : Block 1 Week 1 Red Zone

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the Wellness Resource Center. By  SUSANNA PENFIELD 85% When the National Campus Health Assessment Survey […]

Diving Into Wellness

By  SUSANNA PENFIELD RED ZONE Welcome back to the furniture-moving, textbook-purchasing, over-socializing craze of Block 1. This time of year is chaotic, confusing, and thrilling all at once. The beginning of a semester entails introduction […]

Diving Into Wellness

A recurring column exploring various statistics related to sexual wellness, mental health, and substance use at Colorado College, brought to you in collaboration with the Wellness Resource Center. “Liquor before beer, you’re in the clear. Beer before liquor, never […]