Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional - they are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.
The CARE Team at Kent State University at Ashtabula exists to gather isolated concerns in one location to be examined as possible patterns of behavior and to coordinate a supportive, positive outreach toward students with concerning behavior when appropriate. The cross-functional team prefers to take a proactive approach, focusing on early interventions toward concerning student behavior in an attempt to provide assistance before the situation escalates.
Step Up and Speak Out provides greater awareness of mental health concerns, including risk factors for suicide. This suicide prevention campaign represents a collaborative effort of Kent State University Counseling and Psychological Services, DeWeese Health Center, the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, and Police Services and aims to support individuals in need by educating university community members on protocols and resources designed to assist in disruptive situations or with distressed individuals.