Now that the semester is underway, I’d like to thank you for your contributions and commitment to protecting Texas together and ensuring the safety of the university community. During recent months, you have made significant changes to your daily lives, and many sacrifices.
Among its many impacts, the pandemic has created a mental health crisis in the U.S. Many individuals are experiencing feelings of isolation, anxiety and depression during this time. Additionally, recent events of police brutality and racial injustice have had a profound psychological effect on many students.
It is more important than ever that we exercise self-care and maintain our mental health and wellbeing. Toward this end, I would like to share the new Graduate Student Mental Health Resource Guide.