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Posted inCOVID-19

Students, staff see gaps in LGBTQ+ care due to pandemic

At the beginning of the 2019-20 academic year, the University Health Center began providing comprehensive LGBTQ+ medical and mental health services that are critical for some students. One such student was Cal Poly alumn Autumn Ford, who at the time, emphasized the importance of having a safe space for students to access care — without having to worry about it being “taken away” from them.

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Mental Health Awareness Month under quarantine

One in five people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, Mental Health America said. To spread awareness about mental illness, the United States has observed Mental Health Awareness Month every May since 1949.  Under the stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 impacts, many who suffer from mental illness may be under even more stress.  In a […]