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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Survey reports increase in depression among teen girls

Survey reports increase in depression among teen girls

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2023

Teen girls reported a rise in persistent sadness, seriously considering suicide and sexual assault in the Center for Disease Control’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey.  In 2021, 57% of females reported...

The station is located past the front desk on the main floor.

Light therapy station will ‘brighten’ your day

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor April 7, 2022

There is a light therapy station located on the main floor of the Chinook Student Center. Next to some of the chairs is a giant lamp to facilitate the therapeutic process. The light therapy station...

For some, depression might be a short-term occurrence like a bad cough. For others, it’s a chronic battle.

Battling against the monster inside me

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor September 23, 2021

It’s not as bad as you think. Things will get better if you keep waiting. Maybe things aren’t better because you’re not doing enough. Perhaps nothing can be done to change your situation and you...

There are steps you can take to support your loved one struggling with mental illness.

Ask Emma: How do I help my loved one struggling with depression?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen news editor September 23, 2021

Dear Emma, My significant other has depression. It was under control for a while, but it seems extra bad lately. I want to help them, but I have no idea what to do. I have never experienced what they...

It took Molly Wilk 19 years to seek help — from attending therapy to  learning how to combat her panic attacks and depressive episodes.

‘I thank the stars we are strong enough to beat this’

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter September 23, 2021

I wanted to center this story on my experiences with imposter syndrome. And even as I sit down to write this, I tell myself that my story is not important enough, loud enough, impactful enough.  I...

Donaldson said he wanted to show people that no matter how dark ones situation gets, it will always get better.

Former WSU athlete and NBA All-Star shares struggle with mental health

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

James Donaldson, WSU alum and NBA All-Star, started writing a book last year that focused on his mental health journey. Donaldson played for the Seattle SuperSonics, the San Diego/Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas...

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OPINION: Support students with depression

PORTIA SIMMONS December 1, 2020

I have suffered from depression for many years and have amassed a wide range of experiences while dealing with it. I have had many unexpected reactions, and as I grew older, I realized that I was not alone....

Anxiety affects millions around the world — its time to come together in support of those sufferers.

OPINION: Support students with anxiety

PORTIA SIMMONS October 20, 2020

Ever since I was diagnosed with anxiety, it has been a struggle personally to find methods to deal with it, but it has also been hard due to the fact that I have felt invalidated by many. When I tell...

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