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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

Taking a mental health day is important for students and professors alike.

OPINION: Take a mental health day

PORTIA SIMMONS November 11, 2020

Mental health and how to take care of yourself has been a highly discussed subject, especially because of the pandemic and quarantine. Many schools have gone virtual because of COVID-19. Although that...

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...

Making and creating art helps with anxiety, and provides a productive outlet for mental health issues.

OPINION: Create art to improve mental health

LAUREN PETTIT October 20, 2020

With the condition of the world these past few months, it has been difficult for many to get through the stress of day-to-day life. Many people that already struggle with their mental health might be having...

Albert Garcia still hears the voices and knows what its like to grapple with a crippling psychosis. But, at age 57, he has his disease under control, and he will be a key player - a peer support counselor - as four Minnesota counties roll out a new strategy to expand mental health care for adolescents, prevent psychiatric crises, and keep teens out of institutional care. The program, known as ACT, is widely used for adults in Minnesota and other states, but is now being expanded to teens at a time when the state faces severe shortages of psychiatric care for young adults. (Bruce Bisping/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT).

National program for mental health

Renee C. Byer November 14, 2014

Albert Garcia still hears the voices and knows what it's like to grapple with a crippling psychosis. But, at age 57, he has his disease under control, and he will be a key player - a "peer support'' counselor...

Preparing for the worst

Zack Briggs, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2013
When dealing with an active shooter, individuals should know what to do and how to respond. Locator map of school shootings in the U.S. this year.
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