New Conversation: Mental Health Services in 21st Century Higher Education
Mental Health Services in 21st Century Higher Education
A Conversation with Dr. Aresh Assadi, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
On May 4, 2023, JPHE Senior Editor Z.W. Taylor spoke with Dr. Aresh Assadi. Dr. Assadi received his doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where he currently works as the Director of the Counseling Center. Dr. Assadi also serves on the board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the Arkansas chapter, and is the research connections chair.
Dr. Assadi’s work has required him to set up different mental health literacy programs, bringing in different speakers from around the nation to come, do webinars, and open up conversations about mental health in higher education contexts. As someone who just completed his doctoral work, Dr. Assadi shared his professional experience as a counselor, a scholar-practitioner in the space of mental health and wellness, and what higher education needs to do to better serve the mental health needs of its stakeholders.Read more about New Conversation: Mental Health Services in 21st Century Higher Education