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Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter October 15, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness had its third annual Grey Matters art exhibit demonstrating the struggles of the lives touched by mental health issues on canvas. Two hours were not enough for the...

Social Work minor student: ‘Happy Endings Can Come From Struggles’

Herbert McCullough, Reporter October 7, 2017

On Oct. 6, the Social Workers Action Together and the MSU branch of Phi Alpha National Social Work Honors Society hosted a screening of the movie The Silver Linings Playbook. Lea Ann Reyes, social work...

Support, don’t condemn those with depression

Topher McGehee April 20, 2016

People have been called cowards, wimps, and so many other insults just because they wanted to end their life. But people don't want to die for attention. It is just to stop the pain. I know from experience.No...

Jacklyn York, mass communication junior, and her son Braiden York play a game of light saber battle in the front lawn. Photo by Rachel Johnson

The best and worst day of my life

Jacklyn York April 20, 2016

After one of a million familiar fights with my live-in boyfriend and one very hard year, I lifted the pill bottle and swallowed up what was left and then chased it with a mouthful of liquor.Then I went...

Lori Arnold, counselor at the counseling center, is staged at her desk working on her computer, April 4, in her office in the Counseling Center. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Depression at MSU: “I’ve thought about suicide”

Yvette Ordonez April 20, 2016

I've thought about suicide," Yajaira Medellin, sophomore in social work, said. "I would probably do it with sleeping pills so it would be less pain. I have written several notes telling my family it's...

The psychology clinics sign in front of their office in ODonohoe.

On-campus psychology clinic offers free counseling

Kristen Gregg April 15, 2016

Although the psychology clinic may not be well known around campus, it offers free counseling and low-cost assessments for various mental illnesses. Psychology professor and clinic supervisor, Michael...

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