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Kent State University: Addressing Depression as a Meaningful Part of Well-Being

In 2012, KSU’s leadership made a commitment to take a holistic approach to addressing employee well-being, work-life balance and mental health. Since then, creating a culture of health and well-being has become their operational cornerstone.

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