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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Charly Plinski is a second-year student and first-year RA.

Training prepares RAs to handle crises

ALEX MCCOLLUM, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2021

WSU’s resident advisers are trained to handle a variety of possible crises that may arise within a residence hall. RAs return to WSU for two weeks of training before students start moving onto campus...

Anyone who is concerned about a student or other WSU affiliate can submit a referral through the Student Care Network.

Network provides resources for students

CALLIE GERBER September 29, 2021

Faculty, staff and others can refer anyone they are concerned about to the Student Care Network, a program designed to provide resources for WSU students. Students can exhibit a variety of behaviors...

CAPS and Palouse River Counseling offer mental health resources for students who are struggling with anything, including the recent shooting in Pullman.

Pullman mental health resources help students following shooting

CALLIE GERBER September 26, 2021

For students struggling with the shooting that occurred over the weekend — or anything else — there are mental health professionals available to help. CAPS The first step at Counseling and Psychological...

Saving a life can be done in many ways: embracing them, listening to them and reminding them how loved and beautiful they are.

Remember to say ‘I love you’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 22, 2021

Editor's note: This story was originally published on Spokane FaVS. It took only three words to save a life. “I love you.” September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. As I reflect...

When Evergreen reporter Alexandria Osborne moved to Pullman for the first time when the pandemic hit, she lived alone and experienced loneliness, which negatively impacted her mental health.

Friends are good support system during dark days

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2021

I have been struggling with suicidal thoughts and self-harm since I was a freshman in high school. Since then, I have been working to find different ways to avoid ending it all when things get bad.  A...

Editor-in-chief Loren Negron (left) and Managing Editor Sandi Kobiesa (right) plan for next weeks edition.

Letter from the editor: Evergreen tackles suicide prevention, mental health

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief September 15, 2021

September is Suicide Prevention Month. This month is about raising awareness, spreading hope and ending stigmas surrounding suicide and mental health. As I reflected on this month’s theme, I worked...

From Feb. 16, 2020, to Feb. 16, 2021, Pullman PD coded three deaths by suicide, 62 attempts and 58 threats.

‘Every statistic is a real person’

TIMOTHY FAIRBANKS-CLOUSER, Evergreen news editor February 18, 2021

Editor’s Note: This story is part of the news section’s Mental Health Series and contains themes of suicide and other mental health issues. If you need help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention...

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