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 “Open heart, mind and sole” is the main theme of the event and everyone is welcome to attend. Last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19.

Second annual mental health 5K to be held virtually

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter April 8, 2021

The Latah Alliance on Mental Illness is hosting the second annual walk for mental illness May 1-8.  The first walk was held in person in 2019 and was a huge success, said event coordinator Jensen Southwick....

Pullman PD considered creating the officer wellness app for the past few years but could not fund the project until recently.

Pullman PD launches officer wellness app

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen reporter April 7, 2021

The Pullman Police Department partnered with the company Cordico to develop a new officer wellness app, which launched at the end of last month. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said the department’s...

Sleep disturbances can impact memory and decision making because the part of the brain responsible for processing memory is uniquely susceptible to damage.

Mental health series discusses sleep deprivation

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen reporter March 12, 2021

WSU students learned how sleep deprivation impacts wellbeing and performance in class during a Real Talk Thursdays event hosted by Cougar Health Services. Sleep deprivation is neurotoxic, which means...

Mental health disorders have worsened and in-person care has been less accessible during the pandemic, said Elizabeth Murray, Cougar Health Services peer health educator and senior psychology major. 

Workshop spreads awareness for eating disorders, beauty standards

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief March 1, 2021

Students will host a virtual workshop at 5 p.m. on March 4 to spread awareness about beauty standards following eating disorder awareness week.  The goal of the event is to promote body acceptance,...

The Mental Health Series will cover a wide range of subjects, including features on community members' mental health experiences.

Letter from the Editors: Mental Health Series launches this week

LOREN NEGRON and ABBY DAVIS February 16, 2021

The pandemic has affected everyone differently. It drastically changed our lives, from finances and relationships to employment. Isolation and distance learning are new challenges students must deal with.  We...

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