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Out of the Darkness Walk hopes to raise awareness about mental health

Emilee Hunt writes that before she dies, she wants to

Alex Coba

October 15, 2018

For people who have lost a loved one to suicide or for those who struggle with their mental health, it can be hard to find a good support system. The ninth annual “Out of the Darkness Walk" was designed to help give people that much-needed support system, as well as provide resources that can he...

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

UMatter offers help for students with anxiety

Eric Mcguire

February 14, 2016

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...

Race is on to see who has the lucky duck

Race is on to see who has the lucky duck

Brittany Mcclintock

March 6, 2015

Psi Chi, the psychology honor society, is hosting a rubber ducky derby race Wednesday to raise money for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. The foundation is a nonprofit that creates programs on suicide prevention, funds research and has a support group for those who have lost some...

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