College stresses trigger depression

Even in a hall surrounded by 20 other students, it can still be possible to feel lonely. Depression is common on college campuses. Angela Deulen, director of counseling psychology at California Baptist University, said life transitions, stresses from academics and interpersonal relationships, as well as poor diet and sleep habits, commonly trigger depression in college […]

Undo seasonal blues

The holidays are characterized as a time of joy and warmth. For some people, they bring sadness and loneliness. The memories of lost loved ones or relationships, past hurts or simply unexplained low spirits may be especially strong around the holidays. However, there are ways of coping with seasonal blues. According to the article, “Beating the Holiday […]

Suicide: Major risk

According to the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students in the United States. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH found that 11.7 deaths out of every 1,000 in the U.S. are caused by suicide. That rate makes suicide the tenth leading cause of death overall. […]