Peer Ears are undergraduate students who are trained to support their peers’ mental health and connect them with on-campus resources. According to the Peer Ears website, the goal of this campus-wide but living-group-focused organization is "to create a more transparent and accessible atmosphere around asking for help.
MindHandHeart launched just over one month ago, and we've made some great strides in our first few weeks. Here's a quick update of several things that are underway:
Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart and MIT Medical Director William Kettyle announced today, in a letter to the MIT community, a series of immediate and long-term steps to strengthen the Institute’s mental health and well-being programs.
In a letter to the MIT community, Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart and MIT Medical Director William Kettyle announced a series of immediate steps and a long-term campus-wide initiative to strengthen MIT's mental health and well-being programs.