The peer based-model has been implemented at universities across the United States and the world, and now has come to the University of Michigan. Over the course of two days, six students and seven psychologists from the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) came together to work with a certified Body Project trainer to learn how to implement and facilitate groups.
Working with the actress to not only tell the character’s story, but also my own, is teaching me not only how to better direct, but how to be an actor and truly channel the deepest truths of the characters into my work.
As is all too common with media, the controversy surrounding 13 Reasons Why had all but faded to the background of the internet as the show’s popularity declined. Then, last week, the show returned to headlines following the publication of a University of Michigan study on the impact of the show on at-risk youth.
When most people think of veterans and mental health, they think of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The movie takes a unique approach to the trauma veterans face once leaving combat, specifically one not often reflected in the mainstream media: moral injury.
In honor of Valentine’s Day being this week, this playlist’s theme is about the cycle of love. From the first days of having a crush, to the honeymoon phase, to the fall out, and then unfortunate post-breakup stage, whatever part of “love” you may find yourself at, there is a song for you.
When I’m having a bad mental health day, sometimes the best but hardest thing for me to do is get to the gym; however, when I complete a workout I always feel so much better. This is the playlist I use to pump myself up and feel strong when I’m running or lifting weights.