Bringing Hassle-Free Access to Mental Wellness Resources
Hampton University was selected as the second recipient of the Boris L. Henson Foundation Self-Care Wellness Pod (SHECare). The Boris L. Henson Foundation conducted a data analysis of HBCUs nationwide to determine the need for additional mental wellness support as students prepare to enter the world both personally and professionally. Alabama State University was chosen for its proven commitment to the wellness of its students and community.
“The health and wellbeing of our Hampton University community is of the utmost importance,” Hampton University President Darrell K. Williams expressed. “We take a holistic approach to education and, as such, we are honored to partner with the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation and kate spade new york on the She Care Wellness Pods, positioning our students with additional resources for mental wellness, helping to prioritize the importance of mental health within our communities.
“Hampton University is proud to be a recipient of the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation’s Wellness Pods,” said Kristie Norwood, Ph.D., director, HU Student Counseling Center. “One out of five adults are affected by mental health diagnoses and 39% of college students experience a significant mental health issue. It is our mission, at the HU Student Counseling Center, to help normalize therapy within the Black community, and to educate our students on the importance of self-care and mental health awareness. The Wellness Pods will be part of a multi-faceted approach to ensuring the health and wellness of our students.”
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