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Campus Partners weigh in on how YOU addresses mental health as just one part of academic success and well-being.
“Three years ago, Colorado State approached a company called Grit Digital Health about working together to build a technology to reach those students who might never speak out – particularly those at risk of harming themselves or others. The campus had experienced a handful of student suicides and was looking for new ways to reach students who might need help.
The college and the tech company developed YOU at College, a platform that gives students information on how to recognize mental health issues and access resources on campus that might help them. The platform doesn’t put mental health front and center, however, and it’s not marketed to students as a “mental health” tool. Instead, the platform addresses mental health as just one part of academic success and well-being.”