counseling resources on campus and beyond The college transition can be admittedly daunting. Even for those who are eager and excited, it presents a fresh set of challenges, academic stress, the pressure of getting out and making friends, or the overwhelming financial responsibilities stacking up,
Digital resources for those experiencing mental distress Living through a global pandemic makes accessing mental healthcare more important than ever. While seeing a therapist may seem difficult given the circumstances, multiple resources on and off campus are still actively providing desperately needed mental health services.
When the Tide Pulls My fear of the ocean solidified when I felt the tug and pull of the tides drawing me further into the open water. I folded and crashed amongst the waves that yanked me and, in that moment, I was no longer
Bill would do more than just insure mental health care Mental health is not an item on the checklist when people go to their annual doctor visits. The stigma around health where symptoms cannot be physically seen can discourage patients from seeking help from physicians.
respect others’ vulnerability Up until recent years, nobody wanted to discuss mental health. Now, the world is (thankfully) more attuned to treating mental health with the seriousness it deserves. Conversations about mental health struggles have swung from being avoided to being encouraged. But now, the
September deemed Suicide Awareness Month September has been deemed the month of Suicide Prevention Awareness, a time in which many organizations, such as NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness), reach out to individuals who have been affected by suicide and to those with suicidal thoughts.
New office location opens in Tivoli The Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA), which has been a continued presence on the Auraria campus for 10 years, hosted a ribbon-cutting and open house for their new offices in the Tivoli Student Union on Aug. 28. As stated
Mental health needs to be address to combat this crisis It is an unfortunate reality that mass shootings in the United States no longer really affect people. News stories run for a day or two, and then people move on to the next massacre. Meanwhile,
Recent Colorado incident increased anxiety K–12 students across the state of Colorado got an unplanned day off on April 17 as Colorado authorities conducted a region-wide manhunt for Columbine infatuate Sol Pais. Eighteen-year-old Pais was found dead late on the morning of April 17 near
Exploring the healing power of narrative On April 18, the Tivoli Turnhalle hosted a new mental health awareness event. Keep Talking, End the Stigma was a collaborative event headed by the Office of Case Management and co-sponsored by the Counseling Center, the Phoenix Center, Student