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College students lack sufficient mental health resources

College students lack sufficient mental health resources

Rayanne Painter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Mobile Headlines, Opinion

Everybody deals with their own personal lows during college. Many students may find themselves devastated over failing a difficult exam, or heartbroken over falling out with friends or partners. For anybody who’s experienced these things, they know that it can often make life harder than it needs to...

Student dies unexpectedly

Student dies unexpectedly

Alejandra Fraga

March 30, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

Kyle LaForce, a 20-year-old student in the mechanical engineering department died Tuesday night. LaForce was part of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity and a graduate of Pleasant Valley High School. A GoFund me page was created by his fraternity brothers to help with the expenses, the page reads. "Our...

Weekly women’s circle inspires to lead future female youth discussions

Weekly women’s circle inspires to lead future female youth discussions

Kelsi Sibert

February 27, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

A new weekly women's circle began Feb. 20 with the goal of teaching Chico State women how to encourage and guide future local girl groups. Shelley Hart and Shrija Dirghangi, two child development professors, put together this 10-week program to help support women at Chico State. These weekly meeti...

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

Eric Mcguire

February 14, 2016


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Student volunteers and mental health professionals alike have taken on the challenge of raising awareness, reducing stigmas surrounding the idea of getting help for anxiety and convincing Chico State students to join the conversation. The first step has been to make students aware that anxiety is all...

Mental health services suffer from budget cuts

Veronica De La Cruz

February 15, 2014


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One in every four people ages 18-24 suffer from a mental health illness, according to The National Alliance on Mental Illness.They have also reported that college counseling centers have observed an increase in the prevalence and severity of mental health issues experienced by students. This number w...

Counseling center offers support groups to students

Counseling center offers support groups to students

Dominique Diaz

February 1, 2014


Filed under Features

Getting all students the help they need — this is the goal of the Counseling and Wellness Center’s new support groups. This spring the center offers eight support groups covering issues varying from self-esteem to substance abuse. The groups are part of a solution to the ongoing problem of...

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