All posts tagged "mental illness"

  • Let’s End the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health

    There is no shame in having a mental illness. Approximately one in five adults in the U.S. (43.8 million, or 18.5 percent) experiences a mental health condition. In the past year, only 41 percent have received treatment,...

    • Posted September 4, 2018
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  • Respect people’s mental illnesses

    Almost two years ago, my world was flipped upside down. I was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and have been struggling to come to terms with it ever since. For those who don’t know me...

    • Posted April 20, 2016
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  • Man who survived suicide attempt speaks to students

    Kevin Hines addressed a room of students and faculty on March 1 about his miraculous second chance at life after he attempted suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. His attempt was a result of a...

    • Posted March 5, 2016
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  • Mental illness is a ‘Hot Stove’

    Mental illness is often considered “taboo” in our society. More often than not, talking about psychological problems is considered “weird” and something to avoid. Last Wednesday, Pi Beta Phi and the Psychology Club came together to tackle...

    • Posted October 21, 2015
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