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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

Do not let the stigma associated with mental health deter you from getting the help you need

OPINION: Do not overlook therapy and medication

JORDAN AHLSTEDT, Evergreen columnist January 11, 2022

Editors note: Trigger warning, this column mentions topics of mental health and suicide. The topic of mental health is a very personal one for me and many others in our WSU community. Every student...

Rory sits on a windowsill on Nov. 2, 2021.

Pets are better than therapy

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2021

Having a pet in college always seemed like a strange idea to me. How is it possible to be a full-time student with a puppy or kitten?  I understand why it is worth all the time it takes to raise...

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 22, 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...

Mental health issues are some of the lesser-known side effects of a stressful worldwide pandemic.

OPINION: Coronavirus pandemic is affecting mental health

MACKENNA ROWE September 23, 2020

As of June, around 40.9 percent of people in the U.S. are reporting at least one mental or behavioral health condition since the start of the pandemic. Scientists and researchers are working tirelessly...

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