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Stigma against mental illness is decreasing on college campuses

Stigma against mental illness is decreasing on college campuses

Paxtyn Merten, Multimedia Manager

November 29, 2018


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As Mallory Gothelf inched through her freshman year at Northeastern University, it became increasingly difficult for her to manage her anxiety and depression. The transition to a university far from her home in Maryland had been difficult — she’d left behind her therapist, psychologist and support system...

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

Students seek mental health treatment off campus

March 21, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff When Julia Cooper went to Northeastern’s health center her sophomore year to talk to a therapist, they told her she couldn’t see one until she figured out why she was depressed. “If that was my first time ever going to a therapist, I would’ve stopped going,” said...

Activist groups advocate to fund, accredit UHCS

Activist groups advocate to fund, accredit UHCS

March 15, 2018


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By Kaitlyn Budion, news staff After hearing many student complaints about Northeastern’s mental and physical health care resources, two student groups are working to fund and accredit the University Health and Counseling Services, or UHCS. Campaigns include the #FundUHCS movement, organized by student mental ...

Northeastern students organize walk for suicide prevention

Northeastern students organize walk for suicide prevention

Charlie Wolfson

April 13, 2017


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More than 75 students will participate in the first Northeastern suicide prevention walk Saturday morning to raise awareness of mental illness and suicide while fostering a community around those struggling with mental health issues. The event, called the “Out of the Darkness Campus Walk,” will begin at 10 a.m...

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