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Taking a ‘pause’ and focusing on mental health

With finals and graduation just around the corner, students’ stress levels are likely to creep up, too. But Fresno State’s Health and Counseling Center served up ways to promote a stress-free environment and mental health awareness. A Mental Health Screening ...

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It’s OK to go to therapy. And it’s OK to talk about mental health

Last November I started seeing a therapist. I don’t have a story – the kind where there’s a defining moment when I knew I needed to go and then went. For me, it was culmination of too many moments. I ...

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GPA: Benchmark or Overall Worth?

In elementary school, every six weeks or so, my school district administered “benchmarks.” I remember my teachers stressing the importance of putting forth our best efforts towards these tests.  Quick disclaimer: Both my parents have worked for the education system ...

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Safety struggles

Anyone who has lived near campus knows that Fresno State is a very active and busy place. The surrounding area is not only inhabited by college students, but also residential families, and community members of  El Dorado Park. This combination ...

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Mental illness: erase the stigma

The first week in October is commemorated as National Mental Health Awareness Week. Tomorrow, Oct 6, is National Depression Screening Day. On the surface, weeks or days like this seem relatively unimportant to most. With the recent passing of National ...

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The “Messy Stage”: Working Through Self-doubt

“I understand that this all seems very overwhelming.” My marketing professor motioned to the slide up on the projector.  “But it’s alright to feel a little overwhelmed at this point in the project.” And I did.  I felt very overwhelmed. ...

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Health Center will hold screenings to diagnose and assist those in need

Feeling stressed or anxious about your upcoming exams? Are you having difficulty controlling some of your worries? Or have some family issues you are struggling with?

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Waitlists add to students’ anxiety for the start of the semester

It’s no secret that times are tough in today’s educational system, which is causing more students to be forced onto wait lists for required classes.

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