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College Faculty Guide to Academic Supports for College Students with Serious Mental Health Conditions

This video series is created by the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School’s Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research. The videos discuss how the experience of a mental health condition can impact a student’s academic participation and performance.  They also provide strategies for college faculty members to use to structure their courses to support student mental health and ways they can support the academic participation and success of students with mental health conditions.

There are 5 videos in the series:

  • Video 1 describes mental health conditions and common misunderstandings about college students who experience them.
  • Video 2 talks about ways that having a mental health condition can affect a student’s academic performance.
  • Video 3 details academic accommodations for students with mental health conditions and offers examples.
  • Video 4 and 5 offer ideas for faculty members about how to support the academic success of students with mental health conditions

For more information, see “The College Faculty Guide to Academic Supports for College Students with Serious Mental Health Conditions”.