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September 28, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Professor creates app to spread gratitude and reduce anxiety

By | Dec 4, 2019

In 2017, Laura Campbell Carapella, associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education, developed the ICU Gratitude app.

‘The Brown Girl Chronicles’- Conversations About Mental Health (Part 1)

By The Ithacan | Nov 11, 2019

Host Sobeida talks about mental health in this episode with Active Minds’ co-president, Kelly Madden.

Researchers study increase in depression for students

By | Sep 18, 2019

Poor mental health among students has increased across the U.S. Research by Ithaca College faculty and students shows the college is no exception. 

The psychology of procrastination

By | Oct 29, 2018

In honor of the ever-growing list of homework and tasks I need to get done, I thought I’d step into the realm of psychology to discuss procrastination.

Exploring the Emerald Isle: Adjusting to a new culture

By | Mar 25, 2018

Ireland has made moves to change attitudes about mental health through educational movements like the Green Ribbon Campaign, spearheaded by SeeChange.

Review: Singles for the week of 11/24

By | Nov 26, 2017

“Downtown”
Annita and J Bavlin
Released Nov.

Review: Washington directs a home run with his latest film

By | Feb 21, 2017

The viewer watches “Fences” with mingled horror and pity as Troy (Denzel Washington) destroys his relationship with his son and, eventually, wife.

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.

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.

Ithaca College students drink and smoke more than average

By | Nov 19, 2015

Ithaca College students use marijuana, drink alcohol, feel stressed and have sex more than the national average, according to survey results from the National College Health Assessment survey.

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.

Anxious Angel

By | Feb 8, 2015

Hello, readers!

Today, we’re going to be talking about something that I’ve gone through and that I’m sure many of you have also gone through. Anxiety. This is not really a laughing matter, because this is something that can completely consume you. For any of you who know what it’s like to have an anxiety attack, it’s horrible. You shut down. You feel everything and nothing, all at once. However, I do believe that there are SO many methods to overcoming anxiety and taking control. I am going to share just a few of those with you, today. But first, story time.