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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.

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.

Antidepressants Have an Enemy in the Press

Antidepressants Have an Enemy in the Press

November 14, 2018

The news media must continue to cover all stories pertaining to depression with respect.

Colleges Need More Psychological Services

Colleges Need More Psychological Services

September 13, 2017

By Paula Hernandez Garaycoa The assumption that there has been an increase in mental instability on college campuses is not an entirely sound one. A study published by the American Public Health Association found that the “[...] overall rate of psychiatric disorders was not different between college-...

The Effects of Social Media Are Depressing

The Effects of Social Media Are Depressing

September 13, 2017

  By Sean Franklin Rates of depression among young people are reaching record highs. Colleges should be more concerned about the mental health of their students, especially in the face of increased teen ...

Breathe In, Breathe Out: A Ram’s Advice

Breathe In, Breathe Out: A Ram’s Advice

September 22, 2016

By Benedict Carrizzo College brims with fun and excitement. Inside and outside of the classroom, one is often stimulated by professors, other students and books. It is essentially a vacation with work, a cha...

Later High School Start Times Will Improve Mental Health

Later High School Start Times Will Improve Mental Health

May 4, 2016

By Anna Carey  Waking up early has never been a talent of mine. Given the opportunity, I would gladly sleep straight past noon and then go to bed in the early hours of the morning. I have completely given...

Anonymous Student Experiences With Mental Health Issues

March 30, 2016

Surveyed Students Share their Encounters with Mental Illness at Fordham and Beyond Mental health issues affect a tremendous number of people but largely go unnoticed and unaddressed. It is important ...

The Stigmatization of Mental Health Issues

The Stigmatization of Mental Health Issues

March 30, 2016

By Theresa Schliep As the prevalence of mass shootings in the United States continues to proliferate, a conversation on the role of mental health in these violent attacks has become standard in national...

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