Content tagged "mental health"
Drawing on field observations with the student-run texting help line Lean On Me, as well as interviews of students and administrators working in campus mental health organizations, I then explore how mental health organizations approach their work within an environment where suicide is ambient and infrastructural.
Event: Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Aparna Nancherla heads to MIT this spring for a moderated discussion on her career and her honesty about her struggles with depression.
Event: Thursday, April 21, 2011 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
What can designers do to better connect with the communities and individuals they wish to serve? How can design projects avoid patronizing attitudes and economic colonialization? How can a designer be effective in promoting social change while following their conscience?
The medical, social, and political challenges facing patients, researchers, advocates, clinicians and caregivers in the coming decades – and today.