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Talk it out: The science behind therapy and how it can help you

Rate this article and enter to winNew courses, internships, or jobs can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re loving your student life, dealing with all the stressors...
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Ask the counselor: “How do you differentiate normal sadness from clinical depression?”

—Olivia C.*, California State University, Northridge(*Name changed)Sometimes we just feel blah. Nothing seems to be going right and all we want to do is crawl into bed and get away from life for a...
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Understanding self-injury and how to cope with emotional pain

Rate this article and enter to win Deliberately hurting oneself is among those human behaviors that seem baffling and counter-intuitive from the outside. A student who parties, gets depressed, and ends up cutting himself may...
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Suicide prevention: What to do when a friend needs help

Rate this article and enter to winHave you been worried about a friend or family member who is increasingly withdrawn, behaving recklessly, or hinting at self-harm? Being a student means joining a community—and within...
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Understanding depression: A student’s journey

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling down lately? Depressed? Or are you worried about a persistently despondent friend or family member? You’re not alone. How to handle your own depression and help others...
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The many faces of depression: How to recognize warning signs

Rate this article and enter to winMost people sometimes feel sad or anxious, with these feelings passing within a day or so. So how do you know if someone needs help? When a person...