Great Minds with Lost&Found Podcast: Student Mental Health Advocacy & Peer Support Programs with Caleb Weiland

Content Warning: Great Minds with Lost&Found episodes contain mature themes, including mental health, suicide, addiction, and others that may not be appropriate for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised.
In this episode, Great Minds with Lost&Found host Joel Kaskinen speaks with student advocate extraordinaire Caleb Weiland.
Caleb is a student at the University of South Dakota, the former president of the Student Government Association at USD, former president of the Student Federation, and mental health advocate. He shares why mental health support is so important to him and other students, as well as what he’s seen work and the mental health need gaps on college campuses in South Dakota.
Caleb describes his role as president of the Student Federation and advocating for suicide prevention support programming during the 2023 legislative session. He also shares his perspective of a student served by Lost&Found’s programming and how it has shaped his experience as a college student.

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In the case of emergencies, call the 24/7 hotline at 1-800-IN-CRISIS. If you or someone you know is facing a mental health crisis, call 988. If you are a veteran facing a mental health crisis, call 988 and then press 1.

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