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March 19, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Professors need to address mental health clause in syllabuses

By The Ithacan | Oct 27, 2014

Think about how many syllabuses the average student gets during his or her time in college: five to six classes a semester for eight semesters. That is at least 40 syllabuses.

Editorial: Public Safety needs to better train faculty and staff for emergencies

By The Ithacan | Oct 22, 2014

Although Public Safety is well prepared for emergency situations such as an active shooter on campus, faculty and staff are not as well prepared as they can be.

‘Depression Quest’ computer game can educate public about depression

By The Ithacan | Oct 6, 2014

Independent video game developer Zoe Quinn created the game “Depression Quest” in 2013.

IC psychologist discusses mental health and self-care awareness

By | Sep 30, 2014

Between classes and extracurricular activities, self-care isn’t always an issue at the forefront of college students’ lives.

Mental health needs attention to prevent mass shootings

By The Ithacan | Sep 23, 2014

It is not news to anyone that mass shootings are a growing problem in the United States.

Helicopter parents should keep their distance

By The Ithacan | Sep 10, 2014

Some parents are still closely monitoring their children’s daily lives and progress beyond high school.

Mental health slurs are considered microaggressions

By The Ithacan | Sep 9, 2014

Hopefully at this point in your life, you have come to understand that using words like gay, retarded and ghetto as adverse adjectives is not appropriate.

Demand for psychological services increases after Robin Williams’ death

By | Aug 27, 2014

I lived in San Francisco’s Castro District in the 1980s when AIDS was devastating the community and killing my friends.

Early medication should not be first option

By The Ithacan | Aug 26, 2014

In this week’s Mind Matters, columnist Amelia Erikson discusses how early childhood medication may not be the best option.

Letter to the Editor: Google petition begins discussion

By | Feb 14, 2014

Thank you for the thoughtful editorial about the Active Minds petition.

Student group petitions Google to flag self-harm searches

By | Jan 22, 2014

Ithaca College students are asking the world’s most-used search engine to promote mental health advocacy by flagging searches for self-harm information on the Internet.

Active Minds thinks of the holidays

By | Nov 11, 2013

Active Minds sponsored a Thanksgiving-themed scavenger hunt on Saturday morning. The event was a twist on an easter egg hunt.