Title SETU PRESENTS AT AWAKENDED CAMPUS NEW YORK Media name/outlet COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY NEW YORK Duration/Length/Size 6 HOURS Country/Territory United States Date 29/11/2022 Description The global state of mind — mental or psychological health — is in urgent and indisputable need of transformation, according to the World Health Organization’s 2022 worldwide report. Symptoms of hopelessness, depression, despair, addiction, suicide, and substance abuse are at alarming levels, and rising at alarming rates. Demonstrated across multiple levels of analysis (MRI, genotyping, epidemiology) and leading peer-reviewed published studies, Awakened Awareness to a natural, innate spirituality is not only robustly protective against mental distress, but also a boost to optimum thriving and wholenes.
It was a great recognition for the work of SETU’s Spirituality in Society and the Professions Research Group www.wit.ie/spirsop to be invited to make a presentation at the Awakend Campus event about the approach it is taking to developing spirituality studies / awakened awareness in a university setting. On Nov 29 / 30 the Awakened Campus Global Conference convened leading thinkers from universities around the world to respond to the the discovery and application of a scientific, evidence-based, spirituality response to the global crisis in mental health. Over 240 higher ed professors from 57 countries participate in the Awakend Awarness Working Group, each of whom (in different contexts) is seeking to foster holistic learning and develop a sustainability mindset.
Dr Lisa Miller was the Conference Chair. She is Professor of Psychology and Education at Columbia University, Teachers College, New York and Founder of the Spirituality Mind Body Institute. Dr Miller is a leading scientist of spirituality across the lifespan, with her work published in top research journals including JAMA Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry, and the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. The recorded sessions from the two days of Awakened Campus Global are now available at https://spiritualityineducation.org/awakened-campus-global
Producer/Author PROFESSOR LISA MILLER URL https://spiritualityineducation.org/awakened-campus-global/ Persons Bernadette Flanagan