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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 ...

Zencare connects students with Boston therapists

Zencare connects students with Boston therapists

February 22, 2017


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By Bradley Fargo, news correspondent At the beginning of this school year, sophomore business administration major Aarthi Madadi was depressed. By the end of September, she made a crisis counseling appointment with Northeastern’s University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS). In November, m...

7 Cups of Tea app offers anonymous therapy

7 Cups of Tea app offers anonymous therapy

March 5, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Rowena Lindsay, inside editor Chinese poet Lu Tong wrote a poem called “Seven Bowls of Tea” that equates each serving of tea to a different level of healing. That philosophy is the basis for 7 Cups of Tea, a mobile application and website that helps users work through their problems. 7 Cups o...

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