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University of Evansville Debuts Mental Health and Wellness Clinic

The University of Evansville in Evansville, Ind., recently celebrated a dedication ceremony for its new Mental Health and Wellness Clinic, according to a news release. The new facility includes the Emily M. Young Assessment Center, which provides advanced therapy and assessment services to the university and local community. The university partnered with nonprofit organization Easterseals, which provides community and disability services, on the project’s development.

“UE’s Mental Health and Wellness Clinic is a testament to our unwavering commitment to our Evansville community,” said University President Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz. “This state-of-the-art facility, along with the Emily M. Young Assessment Center, marks a significant stride towards a brighter and promising future for individuals and families grappling with mental health concerns.”

The assessment center features specialized equipment and materials for mental health tests including computers and software, recording devices, testing kits, and white noise machines. Testing methods will include outcome questionnaires, personality testing, cognitive functioning assessments, and psychopathology measures.

“The Emily M. Young Assessment Center serves as an invaluable resource for the Evansville community, addressing the pressing need for comprehensive mental health assessments for both children and adults,” said Pietruszkiewicz. “This educational training clinic will play a pivotal role in not only diagnosing psychological disorders but also in guiding effective treatment, ultimately contributing to the overall mental health and well-being of our community.”

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