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New! Mental Health Fund

yellow lilly pad flower on waterBecause mental health care is variably covered by insurance, the expense of care can be a barrier for students seeking treatment. A new fund has been established to award students financial aid grants of up to $500.00 per semester to pay for mental health care not covered by insurance. The $500.00 award may be renewed with documentation from the student’s external mental health care provider that the previous funds were used for services and that there is a need for continuing care.

For details visit the MD & PhD Student Mental Health & Wellness Program website. Scroll down to the middle green section “New! Mental Health Fund.”  There is an application to fill out and submit. Please share this funding resource with others. — Jill Dowen PhD, Assistant Professor, Well-being Liaison