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Q&A: Photo challenge hopes to spark dialogue on mental health

By | Oct 3, 2016

For the second consecutive year, junior Christopher Biehn is launching a photo challenge to raise awareness about mental illness.


Dior Vargas speaks at IC about mental health stigmas

By | Oct 2, 2016

Dior Vargas, a Latina, feminist mental-health advocate, spoke at Ithaca College on Sept. 28 at the invitation of PODER, an IC Latino organization.


For Black Women Like Me – Mental Health, Part 4

By The Ithacan | May 11, 2016

Ithaca College senior Courtney shares her story to grow confidence in her gender and racial identity.


Ithaca College students discuss mental health intersectionality

By | Apr 24, 2016

“LGBT people, POC and other marginalized groups are here too, and their/our mental health is important and should be talked about more both in general and within those communities,” Lopez said.


Ithaca College group hosts event exploring mental health

By | Mar 27, 2016

“I think, even though we’ve come a long way, even in places like Ithaca College, where we’re very liberal and we are very open-minded to a lot of ideas, mental illness is still considered taboo, and there’s still a large stigma surrounding it that prevents people from being open to talking about it,” he said. “I think if we get the conversation going, it might spread.”


Those Funny Feelings – Mental Health, Part 3

By The Ithacan | Mar 25, 2016

Junior Matt Hirsch uses stand-up comedy as a method for sharing his experience with mental illnesses.


We All Have Something – Mental Health, Part 2

By The Ithacan | Feb 20, 2016

For six years, Ithaca College student Molly struggled with an eating disorder, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
She shares how her recovery process has inspired her to take active roles in the college community.


The Will To Work – Mental Health, Part 1

By The Ithacan | Feb 13, 2016

Hannah, alumna of Ithaca College, battled depression and anxiety throughout her college career. Now she uses her mental illnesses as encouragement for excelling in her job.


Worrying can actually benefit overall mental health

By | Nov 11, 2015

Low levels of anxiety that come with worrying can boost your cortisol just enough that it is beneficial to your overall state.


Mental health research should not be privatized

By | Sep 23, 2015

The private sector has greater funding and does not have to jump through government hoops, but its research can also be less available to the public.


Pilots are in need of additional mental health support

By | Apr 15, 2015

Pilots should be required to complete certain mental health inventories to identify potential problems.


Social media proves useful for mental health advocacy

By | Mar 25, 2015

Using social media will improve outreach and will, hopefully, prompt more people to get the help they need.