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Mental Health Doesn’t Stop Here

What has not disappeared are the struggles of students on campus as autumn continues marching forward into a looming winter. The darkness that sets in by 5 p.m. and finals on the horizon did little to bring up the spirits on campus; it can be difficult to remember to focus on yourself when so much is happening around you.

John Mulaney is Changing and So Are We

As if that weren’t enough, Mulaney’s new show, From Scratch, has a reputation of being ‘uncomfortably vulnerable.’ He reportedly digs into the more nitty-gritty details of relapse, intervention and rehab. Mulaney’s comedic and tragic rendition of his journey digs up some of the roots of the glamorization of drug and alcohol abuse amongst the rich and famous that are firmly ensconced in many young adults’ brains. 

WTF is…Volume I

Welcome to the first installment of a new column called “WTF Is…”, where the Health Team tackles confusing health concepts. In this volume, Priya Kosana breaks down how sunscreen actually works to protect your skin and Olivia Dela Cruz demystifies what mindful eating is.

Pandemic Problems: Sexual and Reproductive Health Research During Lockdown

Over 35 other academic institutions, including UNC-Chapel Hill, have collaborated to understand the effects of lockdown practices on sexual and reproductive health in the International Sexual Health and Reproductive Health (I-SHARE) Survey. The survey addresses issues of contraceptive use, access to reproductive healthcare, sexual/gender-based violence and STI prevalence.