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“Oftentimes, you’ll see these types of interventions or reform efforts,” said David Makin, associate professor of criminal justice and criminology. “But they don’t really integrate well into community characteristics.” 

WSU students conduct research on mental health resources

ADALINE GRACE, Evergreen social media editor March 4, 2021

WSU criminal justice and criminology graduate and doctoral students are partnering up with the Pullman Police Department to devise a mental health field response program. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins...

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,...

Struggles resulting from the pandemic have also been down-played, and many students do not feel their problems are significant enough to get therapy.

Use of telemental health rises while individuals cope with pandemic

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter February 23, 2021

Telemental health appointments have become a more popular platform for counseling, allowing individuals to overcome personal struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chad Sanders, clinical psychologist...

“It feels like a thousand-pound gorilla has been lifted off our shoulders,” Malden Mayor Dan Harwood said. 

Malden receives federal aid five months after fire

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter February 15, 2021

Malden has received Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance to start rebuilding after waiting nearly five months for the president to sign off on the request.  “It feels like a thousand-pound...

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

Start of semester brings mental health concerns

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2021

Students are returning from winter break this year with more mental health issues than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Aurora Brinkman, clinical psychology graduate student, said she...

Three students used district-issued computers to look up how to harm themselves. Computer activity is monitored.

Elementary school students struggle with mental health amid pandemic

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen managing editor December 3, 2020

Three students at Sunnyside Elementary School recently used district-issued computers to look up how to harm themselves.  The searches occurred in October. Pam Brantner, principal of Sunnyside Elementary...

The Washington State Association represents 150,000 students from 15 college campuses, said Zack Turner, WSA executive director.

GPSA senators express importance of mental health for graduate students

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor December 1, 2020

GPSA senators discussed the importance of mental health education and resources available to graduate students during a meeting Monday night. Graduate students believe there is a stigma surrounding...

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