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Message from Dean Osteen during Minority Mental Health Month

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Between the parades and fireworks, Dean Philip Osteen encourages social workers to thoughtfully observe Minority Mental Health Month by learning more about the history of the United States, as well as the state of mental health among underrepresented segments of its population.

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Wandering Mind(fulness)

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A College of Social Work employee reflects on her experiences during an extracurricular mindfulness course led by Dr. Adam Hanley.

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Statement in Support of Our Native Communities

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In response to the discovery of bodies buried at the site of the Panguitch Indian Boarding School, Dean Philip Osteen acknowledges the impact of this historical trauma on the behavioral, mental, physical, and spiritual health of American Indian communities, and underscores the College of Social Work’s support for Indigenous individuals and families.

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Last Updated: 2/16/23