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Mental health tackled

Representatives from Tri-City Mental Health Services and senior public relations major Joshua Francis spoke to 22 audience members Wednesday about the importance of mental health and the ways people can help themselves and others.

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James Garcia, assistant professor of psychology, discusses how people in the LGBT community are susceptible to medical conditions other than HIV April 12 in the Hanawalt House. Garcia, along with another panelist, Megan Rush, program coordinator at University of California Riverside’s LGBT Resource Center, were brought in by the Office of Diversity and Inclusivity to present a variety of topics at the Gaypril Health Education Panel. Topics included mental health, physical health, safe sex practices, communicating in a relationship, available resources and stepping outside of heterosexual norms in relationships.

Panel examines LGBT health issues

A group of about 20 students and faculty members gathered April 12 in the Hanawalt House for the Gaypril Health Education Panel event to learn more about health and safe sex practices within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. The panel was part of the University’s Gaypril events, which consist of LGBT educational […]

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Meeting assuages DACA concerns

Counseling and Psychology Services and the Associated Students of the University of La Verne held an open meeting last Friday, to discuss the emotional impact of President Donald Trump’s Sept. 5 announcement of the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

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Students find stress relief in psychological services

Many factors can alter a person’s mental state, including stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse and relationships. These factors can cause people to become distant from society and lack motivation. To address these issues, the University of La Verne offers counseling and psychological services (CAPS) for all students who might be dealing with a personal issue, […]

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