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Elis for Rachael Press & Info

News about Mental Health at Yale

Research Reports & Info Sheets, including past student reports

Personal Stories about Mental Health at Yale

Elis for Rachael Press & Info

Yale changes mental health policies for students in crisis

The Washington Post – January 19, 2023

Yale negotiates settlement in mental health lawsuit

Yale Daily News – December 9, 2022

 

With Elis for Rachael, Yale alumni use their power to influence mental health policy

Mary Christie Institute – December 7, 2022

Abandoned? Meet a Student Suing Yale for Pressuring Those with Mental Health Needs to Withdraw 

Democracy Now – December 5, 2022 [video] [Featuring Alicia Abramson, student plaintiff,   Monica Porter from Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Elis for Rachael testimonials]

Yale accused of discriminating against students with mental illness in lawsuit

The Washington Post – November 30, 2022

Yale University sued over student mental health policies

The Associated Press – November 30, 2022

Students sue Yale University alleging discrimination against students with mental health disabilities

CNN Live – November 30, 2022  [video] [Featuring Rishi Mirchandani from Elis for Rachael and Monica Porter from Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law]

ELIS FOR RACHAEL, INC., ALICIA ABRAMSON and HANNAH NEVES, on behalf of themselves and those similarly situated v. YALE UNIVERSITY and THE PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF YALE UNIVERSITY

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law  – November 30, 2022

Yale defends mental health policies under fire from students, alumni

The Washington Post – November 17, 2022

Yale students, alumni advocate for policy reform around withdrawal and reinstatement

New Haven Register – November 15, 2022

"What if Yale finds out?"

The Washington Post – November 11, 2022

Elis for Rachael announces non-profit status at mental health panel

Yale Daily News – November 4, 2022

UP CLOSE | “Cold, institutional, transactional”: A look back on four decades of mental healthcare at Yale

Yale Daily News – April 21, 2022

"Yale quietly relaxes reinstatement requirements"

Yale Daily News – April 5, 2022

"Elis for Rachael holds candlelight vigil for suicide prevention"

Yale Daily News – April 4, 2022

“'No Plans of Giving Up': Elis for Rachael pushes for mental health care reform at Yale"

Yale Daily News – December 9, 2021

"Another Surge in the Virus Has Colleges Fearing a Mental Health Crisis"

The New York Times – December 24, 2021

Letter to the Editor

Yale Alumni Magazine – July/August 2021

Letter to the Editor

The Boston Globe – June 13, 2021

News about Mental Health at Yale

I Edited Mental Illness Out of My College Applications. I’m Not Alone

New York Times – Dec 31, 2022

Students and alumni sue Yale alleging discrimination against students with mental illnesses

Yale Daily News – Nov 30, 2022

Opinion:  Yale should work harder on mental health

The Washington Post – November 25, 2022

"Students and administrators reflect on success of YC3 program"

Yale Daily News – October 23, 2022

"Students express disappointment, anger over Yale’s mental health services"

Yale Daily News – March 25, 2021

"‘She was unapologetically herself’: Communities mourn Rachael Shaw-Rosenbaum ’24"

Yale Daily News – March 24, 2021

"Yale fails to meet grade in mental health leave policies"

The New Haven Register – December 25, 2018
 

"Ivy League school's 'withdrawal policy' for extremely depressed students is under fire"

Business Insider – April 6, 2015

"When Mentally Ill Students Feel Alone"

The Atlantic – March 2, 2015

"Tensions flare at mental health forum"

Yale Daily News – February 26, 2015

"Student death raises questions on withdrawal policies"

Yale Daily News – January 29, 2015

Personal Stories about Mental Health at Yale

 

"I had to choose between my education and my safety": How Yale's withdrawal and readmission policies leave students no choice but to stay.

Yale Daily News –  January 31, 2022

Stephanie Addenbrooke: "Ask, and it shall be given?"

Yale Daily News – March 29, 2021

Esmé Weijun Wang: "Yale Will Not Save You"

The Sewanee Review – Winter 2019

Jack Ross: "The Dark Lining of the Prefontaine Mantra: Lessons from Hale Ross’ life at Yale"

Yale Daily News – May 5, 2018

Rachel Williams: "We Just Can't Have You Here"

Yale Daily News – January 24, 2014

Stewart McDonald: My Bipolar Disorder and Yale

Yale Daily News – 2014

BOTNICK: Don’t neglect us

Yale Daily News  Oct 21, 2013

Research Reports & Info Sheets

Yale College: Mental Illness and The Road to Reinstatement

Elis for Rachael – November 2021

Demands & Report

Mental Health Justice at Yale – Spring 2021

Broken Promises

Students Unite Now – August 2020

Report on Mental Health (follow-up)

Yale College Council – Spring 2019

The Ruderman White Paper on Mental Health in the Ivy League

Ruderman Family Foundation – December 2018

Falling Through the Cracks: A report on Mental Health at Yale Law School

Yale Law School Mental Health Alliance – December 2014

Report on Mental Health

Yale College Council – September 2013

 
Pesonal Stories
Research reports

“People are on quarantine schedule, so there wasn’t anyone to talk to. So I moved myself in for a couple of hours, and cried.” ... “We were all struggling emotionally. Some of them because they were missing their family, some because of the isolation. I think there were many tears shed.”

 

Every first year interviewed, nine in total, was asked the same question: “Do you currently feel safe?” “I don’t know if I’d say that I’d feel mental health-wise safe, because I’m not having a great time right now,” said Shaw-Rosenbaum.

 Rachael, on the isolation of entering  college in a pandemic 

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