In addition to offering entirely virtual services for the fall 2020 semester, Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services has implemented new policies to reduce wait times and removed the 8-session cap for student therapy appointments.
On-campus 5C amenities, like dining halls and gyms, are beginning to shut down or restrict their services following the coronavirus pandemic.
The Claremont Mental Health Initiative, a student-led initiative aiming to improve 7C mental health resources, released a survey Feb. 23 to assess students’ experiences with access to mental health resources at the 7Cs.
It’s been yet another semester of month-long waits and patient complaints, and now a panel of outside specialists is on campus to evaluate Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services.
Monsour Counseling and Pyschological Services is hiring more therapists to become competitive with other institutions in the area.
Pomona’s president pledges “we will do better” in response to student criticisms of mental health resources.
Pomona College plans to implement new off-campus therapy policies that would cover students’ co-pays, Dean of Students Avis Hinkson announced.
More than 100 students rallied at Pomona College’s Smith Campus Center on Monday to demand that the Pomona administration improve services for students with mental health issues, especially students from marginalized communities. The rally was organized by a coalition of 5C student groups under the name Students for an Accountable
In the wake of three student deaths over the course of the school year, it’s time the 5Cs step up and provide better mental health care and crisis counseling.