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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...

Students seeking recovery program brought to campus

Students seeking recovery program brought to campus

Alejandra Fraga

March 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center will be bringing on a weekly student support group. "This is an open, confidential, facilitated group for any student seeking a safe, non-judgmental forum in which to explore issues related to their substance use or the substance use of a loved one," accor...

Lyme Disease support group seeks solution

Lyme Disease support group seeks solution

Roberto Fonseca

April 19, 2016


Filed under Community, News

With no cure, Lyme disease sufferers will go to extremes to try and cure themselves. The Nor-Cal Chico Lyme Support Group are a group of individuals who all have different experiences dealing with this disease. People often resort to very expensive or very different treatments in an attempt to get ri...

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Roberto Fonseca

March 23, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Lyme disease is a disease that can cause heart and nervous system infections if left untreated and a local support group is attempting to raise awareness on the issue and provide support for those who suffer from it. The Nor-Cal Chico Lyme support group is a non-profit organization that started for the support of people and f...

Rainy weather may make students sad

Rainy weather may make students sad

January 26, 2016


Filed under Community, News

Students avoiding the outdoor world, or feeling unexplained sorrow, may be experiencing seasonal affective disorder, or depression with seasonal patterns. It is more commonly found in northern regions.Northern regions have less sunlight during winter months. This increases the likelihood of depressio...

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Madison Holmes

December 17, 2014


Filed under News

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center has started hosting a recovery peer talk for students to explore topics related to substance abuse recovery, said Trisha Seastrom, the program director. "Substance abuse is not uncommon," Seastrom said. "These programs can help students with their abuse and t...

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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