Posts tagged mental health
Awareness over Acceptance: The Problem with Autism Speaks

As an autism awareness advocate and former Autism Speaks board member, John Robison said in his resignation letter, “Autism Speaks says it’s the advocacy group for people with autism and their families.  It’s not, despite having had many chances to become that voice. Autism Speaks is the only major medical or mental health nonprofit whose legitimacy is constantly challenged by a large percentage of the people affected by the condition they target.”

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CSG Candidate Shub Argha on Mental Health

CAPS, (counseling and psychological services) is yet another acronym amidst an alphabet soup used in the everyday vernacular of the Michigan student. Many first heard of this acronym either during a campus tour or their freshmen orientation. However, most students likely filed away the cliff notes version of services CAPS provides under a list of resources that students have, but believe they will probably never use during their time at Michigan.

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Head Talks

Head Talks, occurring Monday, October 9th at 7pm,  is a one and a half hour Ted Talk-inspired event organized and created by Ross student Sarah Wood, bringing in influential leaders and joy soldiers that have done rewarding work in the field of mindfulness, mental health, and positive psychology.

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