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Are your students struggling with sleep debt? Here’s how to help

By Macaela Mackenzie Student loan debt isn’t the only deficit students have to worry about—sleep debt can also leave them feeling depleted. “Sleep debt is an accumulation of sleep deprivation,” says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist in California and fellow...

Why opioid overdose prevention efforts have a place on campus

The US is experiencing a brutal opioid epidemic. Tragedies on campuses have put a spotlight on prevention efforts and how those can be implemented in colleges. Although opioid abuse and addiction is relatively rare among college students, prevention initiatives make...

Why campus sexual consent policies should not call out disability

By Joseph Fischel, PhD, associate professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University It is undeniable that disability-specific statutes (in sex law) and codes (in university sexual misconduct policy) risk quashing intimate and sexual possibilities to...

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