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Anxieties Warm Along with the Climate

Anxieties Warm Along with the Climate

September 18, 2019

The fear of the drastic and potentially deadly consequences has caused mental distress symptoms to increase.

Attending to Freshman Year Anxiety

Attending to Freshman Year Anxiety

September 3, 2019

After years of growing up in the same town with familiar faces, a big university in a new place makes it easy to feel alone.

Keeping the Mental Health Dialogue Going

Keeping the Mental Health Dialogue Going

May 1, 2019

Seeing how many people are affected by mental health issues further proves this need.

The Impact of Social Media on Eating Disorders

The Impact of Social Media on Eating Disorders

April 24, 2019

By Kelly Christ It is common knowledge that social media can have negative influences on mental health, especially for teenagers and young adults. Living in the age of the “Instagram model” and “...

The Glamorization of Depression

April 3, 2019

Due to its prevalence, depression is often featured in media.

The Drawbacks of Dating Applications

The Drawbacks of Dating Applications

March 13, 2019

Dating has turned into something of a slot machine: we are on a constant quest for the elusive win in exchange for our own self-esteem.

A Spotlight on Collegiate Mental Health Initiatives

A Spotlight on Collegiate Mental Health Initiatives

March 6, 2019

Over the past decade, there has been a monumental shift in the ways colleges and universities deal with mental health issues on campus.

Literature Encourges Empathy for Mental Health

Literature Encourges Empathy for Mental Health

February 20, 2019

Positive and accurate mental health representation in literature can have incredibly beneficial effects.

Anaylzing the Self-Care Trend

Anaylzing the Self-Care Trend

February 13, 2019

As the popularity of wellness and self-love trends have sky-rocketed in recent years, it has brought more attention to the importance of mental health. But are these trends really helpful for the awareness of mental health?

Generational Differences in Mental Health

Generational Differences in Mental Health

February 6, 2019

The youngest generations in our country are part of a new landscape of mental health.

Gender Roles and Mental Health

Gender Roles and Mental Health

January 30, 2019

Mental illness can affect men and women quite differently. For example, women are more likely to struggle with anxiety or eating disorders, while men are more likely to struggle with addiction or substance abuse.

Anxiety and Depression in Film and Television

Anxiety and Depression in Film and Television

January 23, 2019

The ever-present attachment of a stigma to mental illness can be both fomented and diminished by the portrayals of mental illness in different media forms.

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