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Anxiety in College Students: Learning to Cope

By On March 1, 2017

Generalized anxiety disorder is a mental illness characterized by persistent and excessive feelings of worry, nervousness and panic.… Read More

Mental Health

How to Cope with Fear and Anxiety Following a Traumatic Event

By On July 27, 2016

It's normal to feel anxious and afraid after experiencing a trauma, such as a natural disaster, catastrophic accident, sudden loss, or act of violence. Here are some ways to cope with fear… Read More

Depression Screening Day

Recognizing National Depression Screening Day

By On October 8, 2015

Today marks the 25th year of National Depression Screening Day (NDSD), an effort to reach people across the country with needed mental health education and connect them with support services.… Read More

Bipolar Disorder

Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

By On July 14, 2015

Bipolar disorder is a type of mental illness. It affects your mood, energy levels, and how well you can take care of your day-to-day responsibilities.… Read More

HealthComU National Wear Red Day
National Wear Red Day

Heart Disease and Women: Know the Risks and Preventions

By On February 6, 2015

The goal of National Wear Red Day is to “encourage everyone to wear red, raise their voices, know their cardiovascular risk, and take action to live longer, healthier lives.” … Read More

Social Media

Hashtags That Harm

By On December 10, 2014

Being a digital media specialist, I often get asked sarcastically if my job pays me to sit on Facebook all day. Well, much to their dismay, it sort of is.… Read More

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder: When Feeling Sad is More than Just Sad

By On December 8, 2014

For some people (myself included) this time of year truly is the most wonderful time of the year. But for others, this time of year is associated with feelings of depression, tension,… Read More

Holiday Shopping Stress Depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tips for Handling Stress and Depression During the Holidays

By On December 4, 2014

The holidays can represent a time of loneliness or depression for some. The Mayo Clinic offers tips for coping with these feelings during the holidays. … Read More

Stop Suicide
Suicide Prevention

Responsible Reporting of Suicide Deaths

By On September 29, 2014

Suicide and depression have been brought to the forefront of American thought by the death of legendary comedian Robin Williams. His death, a shock to even his personal family and friends, opened… Read More

Postpartum Depression
Postpartum Depression

When It’s Not Just the “Baby Blues”

By On June 27, 2014

Every woman who has given birth knows all too well the hormonal ups and downs that make up the postpartum period. Life with a new baby can feel like a rollercoaster ride… Read More