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January 15, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

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.

Mental health matters

By | Dec 6, 2012

By providing an outlet for students to express their challenges with mental health and their own personal well-being, Active Minds will foster important dialogue on campus and help students realize a well-rounded education should mean a commitment to mental health.

Take some time to rethink stress

By | Dec 6, 2012

Some students stress like maniacs during the end-of-semester crunch, while others manage to keep calm. The reason for this may be brain chemistry.