Tag: mental health

Rebecca Seligman closes Faculty & Fellows Colloquium with talk on cross-cultural mental health

To close the Buffett Institute Faculty & Fellows Colloquium, Rebecca Seligman spoke to a room crowded with professors, students, and Northwestern community members about cross-cultural mental health. More specifically, her talk used the examination of dissociation to illustrate larger issues in studying mental health across cultures. Dissociation is triggered by highly stressful experiences that are

Mental Health Service User Participation in Ireland

After spending the semester abroad in Ireland to study public health, I took a great interest to public health objectives overseas. I took a special interest in mental health policies and procedures, given the ever-increasing amount of global attention that is paid to mental health awareness and stigma. Several of my Irish professors were involved