Part II: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Minority College StudentsIn The Margins

Part II: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Minority College Students

In this episode, we replay part two of the Diverse Talk Live! webcast, "Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Minority College Students."

In case you missed it, tune in as the panel of experts return to look at campus climate policies after the surge of Omicron and how they relate to the mental health and health-seeking behaviors in minoritized students.

Listen in as they propose supplemental resources for faculty who are on the front line and discuss what we can do at the campus and institutional level to better support student mental health and connect students to services who are disproportionately under-utilizing formal treatment avenues.


  • What is the Healthy Minds Network?
  • The unique challenges of minoritized students in higher education
  • How to empower and encourage minoritized students to seek help
  • The impact of Omicron on student, faculty, and administrator health
  • Shifting departmental culture around mental health
  • Racial trauma versus post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Expanding the pipeline of diverse clinicians and clear resource availability
  • Why there is no one-size-fits-all solution


“The common thread there is a lot of times students who are minoritized do not feel like a lot of interventions on campus are specifically made for them.”“We are hurting people, helping hurting people.”

“Shifting this culture from being overwhelmed with work to talking about work-life balance and trying to bring in mental health into departmental culture is important. [We should be] finding ways to humanize mental health challenges.”


Watch this webcast at: Part II: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Minority College Students


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