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Social distancing and its effects on mental health

Social distancing and its effects on mental health
Staying isolated during the social distancing period can cause anxiety, depression and loneliness
April 13, 2020

Social distancing has been proven to save lives and slow the spread of pandemics like the novel coronavirus. But just as social distancing aids public health, the isolation it entails can also have adverse...

Personal Counseling Services hosts screening of “The ‘S’ Word” to spark discussion about mental health

Michael Day, the head of personal counseling at IU Southeast, leads a discussion about suicide prevention.
Mental Health Awareness Week continues with showing and discussion of “The ‘S’ Word”
September 26, 2019

In honor of IU Southeast’s fifth annual Mental Health Awareness Week, 19 students and five faculty and staff attended a showing and discussion of “The “S” Word” in the IUS library on Wednesday,...

Mental Health and Wellness Series event tackles issues of homelessness and mental illness

Melissa Fry, assistant professor of sociology and director of the Applied Research and Education Center at IU Southeast, tells a story about one of her clients who lost everything as Annell Lough, outreach advisor for the Center for Women and Families, and another attendee listen.
March 13, 2016

Homelessness and mental health are issues that can affect communities. March’s Mental Health and Wellness Series event focused on those issues. The event, called “Disenfranchisement in the U.S.,”...

Sexual assault: Bystander prevention, education and changing the social narrative

Sexual assault: Bystander prevention, education and changing the social narrative
November 16, 2015

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, Audra Dowling, assistant director of residence life, asked passing students to make a pledge against sexual violence by signing their name and what made them "IUStrong," as a part...

Mental health concerns on campus

Personal Counseling Services is located in University Center South, room 243. Students interested in making an appointment can call 812-941-2244, e-mail Michael Day, director of Personal Counseling Services, at micaday@ius.edu or e-mail the department at sepersco@ius.edu.
November 16, 2015

A 22-year-old senior lived with her parents, and she was on track to graduate. However, her parents told her she had to find somewhere else to live. In addition to figuring out where to live, the student...

Mental health 101

Mental health 101
September 8, 2015

Mental Health affects everyone, but it is a topic many find difficult. One in four adults experiences a mental health condition every year. One in seventeen lives with a serious mental illness. An interdisciplinary...

The Grenadier discount

The Grenadier discount
May 14, 2015

No matter how ugly the picture on a student’s UCard may be, IUS students have many perks and benefits that come with their UCard. From money-saving to an all-around ticket to events, Students can take...

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