Skip to main content
http://d3srkhfokg8sj0.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/211/2078_2.jpg
Tags Depression

depression

Two girls hugging

Supporting the whole person: Strategies to help sexual assault survivors of all identities

Rate this article and enter to winSupporting a friend through a difficult time can be both challenging and rewarding. Most of us have supported our friends when they’ve experienced hardships, such as a death...
Group of students with arms around each other

Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
Therapy session

Talk it out: The science behind therapy and how it can help you

Rate this article and enter to winNew class expectations, new living situations, and navigating newfound independence can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re loving your student life,...
Maintaining a Routine During Vacation

Maintaining a Routine During Vacation

The Importance of Keeping a Routine-Even Over BreakByJessica Brokenshire, BSW, MSW Candidate     Everyone looks forward to the breaks between semesters, mostly because we can finally catch up on sleep and there is no...
lonely girls on stairs

Ask the counselor: “How do you differentiate normal sadness from clinical depression?”

—Olivia C.*, California State University, Northridge(*Name changed)Sometimes we just feel blah. Nothing seems to be going right and all we want to do is crawl into bed and get away from life for a...
Mental Health Screening

Mental Health Screening

Anonymous self-assessments can be taken online at http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/Kutztownorat the kiosk located in the MacFarland Student Union
Sad male crossing his arms

Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. A student who parties, gets depressed, and ends up cutting himself may...
A girl talking to her friend

Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend, roommate, or classmate who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Joining a college campus means joining a community—and...
Depressed man

Understanding depression: A student’s journey

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling down lately? Depressed? Or are you worried about a persistently despondent friend? You’re not alone. How to handle your own depression and help a depressed friend are...