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Child Development Professor Shrija Dirghangi is one of the leaders of the new weekly womens circle group. Photo credit: Kelsi Sibert

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

Kelsi Sibert // February 27, 2018

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,...

Statistics regarding substance abuse among college students Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Students seeking recovery program brought to campus

Alejandra Fraga // March 25, 2017

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...

The support group meets every month for those who suffer from Lyme disease. Graphic courtesy of Nor-Cal Chico Lyme Support Group

Lyme Disease support group seeks solution

Roberto Fonseca // April 19, 2016

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...

The Nor-Cal Chico Lyme support group has been meeting and supporting those in need since 2012. Image courtesy of the Nor-Cal Chico Lyme support group

Local support group helps those who suffer from Lyme disease

Roberto Fonseca // March 23, 2016

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...

Illustration by Dongyoung Won.

Rainy weather may make students sad

January 26, 2016

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...

Trisha Seastrom. Photo courtesy of Chico State

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Madison Holmes // December 17, 2014

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...

Located in SSC 430, the Counseling and Wellness Center offers a variety of free services to students.Photo credit: Jamie Stryker

Counseling center offers support groups to students

Dominique Diaz // February 1, 2014

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...

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