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Huskies headed into the end of the semester can give themselves an easy boost in wellbeing by using a free self-care and stress management app. IntelliCare for College Students was developed through a partnership between a research team from Northwestern University and Counseling and Consultation Services, as well as students from both Northern Illinois University...
While the demand for mental health services on campus is growing, the folks at NIU’s Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) want students to know they are always available to help more people. Students should not hesitate to contact CCS should they need help. The office is staffed every weekday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m....
More than 1,000 backpacks representing the number of college students who die by suicide each year will be on display at NIU’s MLK Commons on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Send Silence Packing is a powerful event that provides a strong visual reminder of the impact that suicide has on all...
Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) provides a sympathetic ear and a wealth of resources for free. Students can speak one-on-one with CCS’s counselors or participate in group therapy. To ensure that students receive the necessary support outside of the office, Consultation Services helps faculty, parents, and peers to better understand and assist their students and...
Recently, NIU staff member Shana Ware proposed a new professional knowledge community—the Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention, Education and Response Knowledge Community—which was accepted and adopted by the NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education professional association. Ware, who coordinates Advocacy Services in the Counseling and Consultation Services Department, now serves as the co-vice chair of...
Tired of the winter? Do you want to have a fun cross-cultural experience to beat the winter blues? Counseling and Consultation Services, in collaboration with the International Student and Faculty Office, and the Asian American Resource Center, invites you to Chai Chat, a casual get-together for international students and their friends. Everyone is welcome to...
Are you the first person in your family attending college? If so, come meet other first-generation college students and enjoy hearing about important resources available to you at the “First Generation College Student Check-In,” from 6 to 7:15 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10, in the Stevenson North Lobby. There will be free refreshments, relaxation and therapy...
Shana Ware
Only “yes” means “yes” is the message for the NIU community since NIU’s consent policy was officially adopted in regard to initiating sexual encounters. Many NIU employees have diligently worked to draw attention to this issue as part of the Violence Against Women Task Force and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Implementation Committee. NIU...
When it comes to initiating sexual encounters, only “yes” means “yes” is the message for the NIU community since NIU’s consent policy was officially adopted. Many have worked diligently behind-the-scenes on the university’s Violence Against Women Task Force and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Implementation Committee to bring this issue to the forefront. NIU...
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Being the first person in your family to attend college can be a stressful experience. Family might not be able to provide guidance about successfully navigating campus life. There might be a sense of pressure or responsibility to do well. It might be difficult to feel integrated socially and academically. One of the main factors...