• A suicide at Stanford uncovered deep issues. Is it nonetheless ‘turning a blind eye’?
    College Guidance and Counseling

    A suicide at Stanford uncovered deep issues. Is it nonetheless ‘turning a blind eye’?

    However six months later, with the brand new faculty 12 months below manner, some college students say little has modified. What the college stated could be its essential first step — hiring extra counselors and therapists — has but to occur.

    Requested a number of instances over a number of months by The Chronicle, Pat Lopes Harris, a Stanford spokesperson, confirmed that whereas the college acquired funding for 4 extra counselors final spring, it has but to rent any.

    Harris stated that the college “is working to fill” these positions amid “robust demand nationwide for psychological well being therapists.”

    Within the meantime, widespread, entrenched issues with Stanford’s counseling middle persist, in line with almost a dozen present college students and up to date graduates interviewed for this story — men and women from numerous backgrounds throughout the U.S., most ages 19 to 24. Some contacted The Chronicle after studying protection of Meyer’s loss of life; reporters discovered others by inquiries unfold by way of social networks.