Episode 24

Ep. 24 Advice for Parents and Students on Addressing Mental Health Concerns Returning to Campus with Dr. Marcia Morris

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August 31st, 2021

22 mins 47 secs

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About this Episode

College mental health expert, Marcia Morris, MD, Associate Professor at the University of Florida's Department of Psychiatry and Associate Director of the Student Health Care Center Psychiatry, brings insight and advice for students and their parents as the pandemic, and its consequences, continue to impact the college experience. Dr. Morris talks about the acute distress facing students of color and low-income students, the anxiety that remains around COVID-19, the four T’s (tips) for parents in supporting their student’s mental health, and how schools and families can help students with serious mental illness thrive at college.