Kognito’s panel of experts from Active Minds, West Virginia University and The College of William & Mary share creative and engaging initiatives that help destigmatize mental health on college campuses. Some of the successful initiatives on each campus include:
- Building mental health dialogues with students & promoting counseling services available on campus through the use of social media.
- West Virginia University’s therapy dog, Greta, acts as the counseling center social media ambassador and helps reduce barriers to care.
- Partnering with key stakeholders (e.g. university police department personnel, residence hall staff, and athletics department) to amplify support on campus.