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Colleges take a drastic toll on mental health

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas

October 29, 2019

If you have depression, you are not alone.  Many students entering college think, “finally, now I don’t have to go to class all the time.” At least that’s what I thought. I soon found out that attendance is for the most part mandat...

Minimal mental health awareness at SF State

Lea Loeb

October 5, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 5 is National Depression Screening Day (NDSD). Many college campuses hold mental health awareness events and provide opportunities for students, faculty and staff to fill out a depression screening survey. This...

Recent plane crash places blame unfairly on depression

Meka Boyle

April 14, 2015

Despite the fact that one in 10 Americans take antidepressants, depression is an illness that is still considered somewhat of an enigma according to Psychology Today. It is difficult to categorize the group that it affects due th...

Students, faculty present research on depression at SF State’s 2nd Annual Health Symposium

Jayda McClendon

April 22, 2014

As Ytzya Sanches presented her research on depression in the gay community, she reflected on how she became interested in the topic: at a restaurant outing with her niece. “My niece was shocked and disappointed by the waite...

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