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5 reasons why students with depression don’t seek help

Janelle Amy, Amaya Hollins, and Kenneth Mudd June 1, 2021

An overall decline in mental health is on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students with depression are among those facing a decline in their mental health. Despite needing or wanting to seek help,...

How Not to Talk to Someone With Depression

How Not to Talk to Someone With Depression

Common mistakes we make when talking to someone with mental illness
Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter February 18, 2018

Depression is draining. It takes many forms, reeking havoc for people in a variety of ways making the subject tricky to just generalize entirely. Some people have good days and bad days. Others struggle...

The time for mental health care reform is now

The time for mental health care reform is now

40,000 Americans die by suicide each  year. 90 percent of those have at least one mental disorder. I was almost one of them.
Jims Porter, Managing Editor for Print October 6, 2014

  I still remember the words of a friend who was by my side in the ER after I attempted suicide. It was seeing me there, he later told me, my mouth still black with charcoal and my eyes raw and...

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