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Speak Up and Stop the Stigma—Mental Health Matters

Speak Up and Stop the Stigma—Mental Health Matters

Annalise Murphy

October 18, 2019

                        Mental Health Activist Amy Gamble climbed the Hilltop on Oct. 15, to talk to West Liberty students about mental illnesses, the risks, the stigma, and how to ask for help if they or someone they know is struggling.             According to Gamble's PowerP...

Students should remember to take time to unwind

November 11, 2018

By Gabrielle Blanchard, Assistant Editor   It’s no secret or surprise that college students seem to be under endless amounts of stress. A paper for this class, a project for another, going to games, participating in club and group activities, and for some, the addition of homesickness: it’s a lot...

Counseling makes college life easier in many ways

November 6, 2018

By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer   The trials and difficulties that college students face on a daily basis, which can range anywhere from hardly noticeable to absolutely frightening, make up a long list of examples including:  financial troubles, relationship problems, and academic performance. ...

Music affects our lives in a positive way

January 9, 2018

By Sammie Stewart, Contributing Writer Music has always been a huge part of my life. I have been listening to music for as long as I can remember. Now, there is not a single day that goes by that I don’t listen to music. Music is fun to listen to, however, there is something scientists have been study...

Mental Health Month brings awareness this May

May 18, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor Ever since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Month. Mental Health America (MHA) began the recognition, and each year, MHA and multiple other organizations come together to educate, bring awareness and fight the stigma. Read More »...

Students should learn how to manage stress

April 30, 2017

 By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor    It’s easy to become stressed out during the last part of any semester. Although a part of me is longing for summer break, another part of me is not looking forward to it just yet because of how much work I have left before I get there. I’m sure I’m not the on...

Students should seek depression help at WLU when needed

February 26, 2017

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer   Although depression has become synonymous with simply being sad, depression is a serious illness. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that depression is “one of the leading causes of disease or injury worldwide for both men and women.” Depression ...

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