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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Vice President of Student Affairs Anne Flaherty gives a presentation on the current status of student mental health and the measures the department has done to assist students at the Sept. 29, 2021 Faculty Senate meeting.

Admins say funding limits mental health resources for Eastern students

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor April 13, 2022

Eastern’s university president and vice president of student affairs said administration is striving for more mental health resources for students, but is struggling to obtain the funding needed. “Student...

Sasha Redmond, a freshman theatre major, poses for a picture outside the Union Monday afternoon. Mond said Eastern has done a good job with addressing mental health. You know, some of us are working, some of us have other responsibilities, Mond said. But I do feel like administration really puts us first as people instead of just, you know, as students.

Students comment on how admin address mental health

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor April 13, 2022

Tise Ogundeji, a freshman computer and information technology major, poses for a picture in Lawson Hall Monday afternoon. Ogundeji said that although he doesn't have any mental illnesses himself, and...

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