Drs. Jeff Nepute and Sarah Tilzey—both of whom are at Colorado State University’s Health Network—discuss the changing presentation and landscape of mental health in university settings. They touch on some of the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic and explain the approaches that the iTEAM (Intensive Treatment Education Assessment and Management) utilizes to help students struggling with complex mental health issues.
Dr. Nepute is a licensed, senior staff psychologist and Dr. Tilzey is a postdoctoral fellow—both of whom are at Colorado State University’s Health Network—and they work specifically around post-hospitalization support for students. Their program and team facilitates students’ coping skills, processing of emotions, and overall support through exceptionally challenging scenarios.