07 May 2019

Self-care symposium highlights mental health battles of marginalized students

SF State psychology major Taeil Sung (right) speaks to the crowd as psychology major Coco Griffin (left) listens at the Active Minds 2nd annual Mental Health Symposium in Jack Adams

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19 Mar 2019

University lacks staff to help students with anxiety, depression

Duriel Meisner woke up with nothing to do on July 4, 2018. They showered, changed, and gathered their things to go hang themself on Mount Tamalpais. For weeks, Meisner, a

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17 Feb 2019

Support group helps students with anxiety

In today’s world, mental health issues are very common, especially with young adults. For example, according to the Child Mind Institute, nearly one in three adolescents will meet criteria for

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10 Oct 2018

Advocates recognize Mental Health Awareness Day

Every day, millions of Americans are faced with the reality of living with a mental illness. Each year on Oct. 10, healthcare professionals and associations raise awareness on mental illnesses

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28 Aug 2018

CSU mental health counselor bill sent to final vote

The California Faculty Association-sponsored Senate Bill 968, which would mandate the number of mental health counselors on CSU campuses, has been moved to a final vote this Friday. The bill

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10 May 2018

Art display addresses the importance of student mental health services

The California Faculty Association is advocating the importance of mental health on California State University campuses with a traveling art display called Tissues for Issues. Throughout the month of May,

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25 Apr 2018

SF State study addresses digital addiction and depression

In today’s digital age, this generation has become attached to the smartphone as though it’s an extra limb on our bodies. Recently, two SF State professors have published a study

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11 Apr 2012

SF State student reveals suicide story in hopes of spreading awareness

“Katy” had a 4.0 GPA in high school and was involved in her school’s water polo team in Sacramento County. She never did drugs and had no visible signs of

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09 Apr 2012

SF State students battle ADD and ADHD without the medication

Samuel Gunter wasn’t staring lazily out of the window because he couldn’t stand the teacher. He thought it was OK that his teacher had to repeat instructions to him once

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09 Apr 2012

SF State mental health resources are often overlooked

What student hasn’t felt the increased heart rate before an exam, stomach ache when anticipating future projects, perspiration while rapidly trying to register for classes? These feelings of anxiety are

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09 Apr 2012

Suicide: Warning signs and resources

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the more of these symptoms a person shows, the greater the risk. The following

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