Top of Mind Podcast

Top of Mind Podcast

Top of Mind is a podcast series highlighting the issue of mental health at the University of Minnesota. Interviews with students, staff, and faculty address trends in student mental health and the programs and services offered to students.

Episode 3: Beyond the pandemic, and a look at the PAWS program

In this episode, we take a brief look at how the University of Minnesota will try to bolster the mental health of students moving forward, and we take a close look at the popular PAWS program—Pet Away Worry & Stress.  

Episode 2: Looking back on 2020 and forward to new initiatives

In this episode, we talk with some students who share how COVID-19 and the events of 2020 have affected their well-being, and we look at what a couple of schools and departments have been doing to improve the landscape for student mental health.

Episode 1: Confronting a Crisis

In this episode, we take a broad look at trends in student mental health, contributors to stress and anxiety, and some of the many programs and services offered to students at the University of Minnesota.