USU Offers Free Depression Screening for Students
Utah Public Radio Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
Utah State University’s health fair is full of students wandering the booths, collecting the small offerings from various local businesses. Students get their blood pressure tested and spin wheels for prizes ranging from hand sanitizer to bags of goldfish crackers. In the ballroom of the student center where the event is held, students can get a free, confidential mental health screening, courtesy of university Counseling and Psychological Services. ... University President Noelle Cockett recently a guide to help faculty support students struggling with mental health issues; these resources are one way the university is working to provide its students with support. ... During the first two hours of the event, nearly 100 students filled out questionnaires.