Student Mental Health: Crucial Conversations

Friday, March 29, 2019

John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts

According to national statistics:

  • One in five students struggle with a mental health condition
  • 75 percent of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 24
  • Mental illness is the second most common reason that students drop out of school and college

This free event will feature a panel of experts who will discuss the common mental health struggles many students face, as well as the resources and opportunities available for support. This discussion will be filmed for broadcast on CPTV on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 8 p.m. It will encore on CPTV on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at 6 p.m. and in September 2019 (date/time to be announced).

The discussion will be moderated by Noah Finz, sports television anchor, and journalist for Vantage Sports Network.

Join our panel of experts, including:

  • Marc Brackett, Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence; Nick Pinkerton (SCSU Director of Counseling Services)
  • Jermaine Wright (SCSU Associate Vice President for Student Affairs)
  • Kate Fagan, former ESPN Reporter, and author of “What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Teen"

for this televised forum on: “Student Mental Health: Crucial Conversations.”
Registration is required for this free event. Visit for more information and to register.


John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts
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New Haven, CT 06515

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