YCP, TimelyCare partnership offers students chance ‘to talk to someone very quickly’

By Nathan Leakway YORK College of Pennsylvania has recently partnered with TimelyCare, a virtual health service aimed at providing mental health and medical care to undergraduate students.  The service provides 24/7 care via an app that students can download and sign up for using their YCP email address.  Insurance is not required.  Services provided include 24/7 access to physical and mental health care, one-on-one sessions … Continue reading YCP, TimelyCare partnership offers students chance ‘to talk to someone very quickly’

Academic stress is rising: Students define it and offer solutions

By The Spartan staff ACCORDING to the American Psychological Association’s latest Stress in America report, 87 percent of college students report that their education is a significant source of stress, particularly the uncertainty around what’s to come. The pandemic has just made things worse. Two-thirds of this age group say the last two years has made planning for the future feel “impossible.” A poll of … Continue reading Academic stress is rising: Students define it and offer solutions

Why are we so anxious? Mental health concerns increasingly becoming an issue among students

By Autumn Miller   A 2020 survey done by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors found that anxiety is the top presenting concern among college students (41.6 percent). Today’s college students appear to be more agitated and nervous than they have ever been. Anxiety levels have risen in recent years in Sweden, according to recent research, particularly among young individuals. In the United … Continue reading Why are we so anxious? Mental health concerns increasingly becoming an issue among students

April 25 is Mental Health Awareness Day on campus: Here’s what is planned

By Breanna Hoffner MENTAL Health Awareness Day is planned at York College for April 25 and will feature several different events that students can partake in throughout the day.  This is the first time a day like this is to be held at the college, and it was the idea of Dr. Robyn Maitoza. She is an associate professor of human services at YCP and … Continue reading April 25 is Mental Health Awareness Day on campus: Here’s what is planned