“Assessing the mental condition of a participating student is essential to WellTrack’s functionality, but the app should not be viewed as a source of definitive answers, and rather as a useful tool for students to find new ways to deal with issues of stress, depression, and anxiety.”
With an access code, BCWelltrack, students are able to sign up, create an account for WellTrack, and begin a personalized course to improve their mood through working on skills and exercises designed to address anxiety and depression.
“This is not a normal presidency, and BC students know it. They shouldn’t have to act alone.”
“Mental illness is truly an epidemic on college campuses and the need for the administration to address this problem with increased resources is imperative for the health of individual students and the health of the University as a whole.”
UCS’s panel before Winter Break had to compete with the Christmas Tree Lighting for attendees.
University Counseling Services hosted a focus group for first-generation college students on Friday to better understand the struggles these students face.
University Counseling Services has seen 550 students since the beginning of the school year. This is a 15 percent increase from this time last year.
With University Counseling services receiving an influx of students in the last few years, the Resiliency Project has been implemented to improve mental health among students.
“BC should take the lead among universities in expanding counseling services and rising to meet the demand.”
“By designating funds for these programs BC would demonstrate engagement with students and would help provide much-needed resources for an understaffed UCS and the students who are increasingly seeking its resources.”