General News

May: Mental Health Month

Mental Health America (MHA) works to promote mental health through advocacy, education, research, and services. Help spread the word that mental health is something everyone should care about!

Also, check out the ADA National Network’s Conversation with Andy Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), about the ADA’s protections for people with mental health disabilities.

NASPA: Strategies for Addressing Mental Health Support on Campus

This new publication from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) highlights current trends in mental health services at colleges and universities, provides an overview of relevant federal legislation and liability concerns, and offers recommendations for the development of effective policies and procedures.

“Disability Is Not a Dirty Word; ‘Handi-Capable’ Should Be Retired”

Erasing the term disability from the collective vocabulary is misguided and has harmful sociocultural implications, according to a new article by leading scholars and rehabilitation psychologists in the field of disability identity.