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Colleges Cope with Increased Depression

I missed National Depression Screening Day on Oct 11.  Yom Kippur found itself in the middle of my blogging agenda. Like some college students I’m posting about, my “paper” is 3 days late. The “Wall Street Journal,” however, was right on time with its feature, “College Students Flood Mental-Health Centers.” Their article covers  a “Beating Anxiety” workshop […]

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Don’t Shoot–I’m Mentally Ill!

National Mental Health Awareness Week is here again. Unfortunately, what’s new since last year is not an improvement, unless you consider an upsurge in recent news reporting on police violence against the mentally ill to be a step in the right direction. The Washington Post reported that 124 people shot to death in the U.S. by police in […]

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