Student Mental Health
A Student Panel Discussion on Mental Health in College
Pott College students will share their personal experiences with mental health related issues. The panel is open to students and faculty in the USI community who wish to have an open dialogue on mental health best practices and shared struggles. A representative from CAPS will be in attendance to talk about USI resources.
Brianna Stone is a sophomore Elementary Education major from Henderson, KY. She brings to this panel the perspective of a nontraditional student struggling with anxiety but with a passion for encouraging others to feel their feelings.
Madison Gerbig is a junior Biology major born and raised in Evansville, IN, the home of USI. She brings to this panel the perspective of a female student struggling with severe anxiety while managing to stay on top of her degree. She also has a very personal experience of losing an immediate family member to suicide.
Summer Skelton is a junior biochemistry major here at USI. She brings to this panel the perspective of someone who has had close friends and family members struggle with both anxiety and eating disorders. She is passionate about helping others learn about and openly discuss mental health.
Presented by Active Minds and the Pott College Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Committee in collaboration with: Center for Social Justice Education (CSJE), Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Counseling and Psychological Service (CAPS), Department of Communications, Dean of Students Office (DOSO), Liberal Arts Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee (LA EDIC), the Social Work Department.