Over the years, we have had the pleasure of working with hundreds of diverse, bright, talented students who are living with emerging mental health challenges and substance use conditions including thought disorders, affective disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, and addictions. We operate on the premise that all students thrive when their wellness and resiliency skills support their academic, social, and work lives. We believe in recovery from mental health and substance use conditions, and the power of peers, mentoring, collaboration, mutuality, and inclusive communities.
A semester-long intensive program for young adults with mental health conditions on leave from college. This program combines wellness and resiliency skill building with academic instruction and coaching to assist students to return successfully to their educational environments.Learn More
A college wellness course focused on developing well-being, academic, and interpersonal skills to assist students who are struggling on campus to thrive. This course is available as a distance learning opportunity as well as in person at Boston University.Learn More
A skills-building course focused on understanding, building, navigating, and maintaining health-promoting interpersonal connections with the individuals in our communities. This course is available as a distance learning opportunity as well as in person at Boston University.Learn More
A variety of free, staff and peer-led classes, hangouts, workouts and more offered Monday-Friday for young adults committed to building community, wellness, and collegiate resilience. Activity themes range from music & visual arts to games & sports.
Leave of Absence Guides
Boston University and The Ruderman Family Foundation Release a First-of-its-Kind Set of Manuals on Best Practices for College Student Leave of Absence Policies
Separate guides — one for students and another for campus leaders, faculty, and staff — come as the COVID-19 pandemic creates an unprecedented mental health crisis for students