Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students. That is one of the reasons why the University of La Verne should have peer counseling on campus for students who might be having major emotional problems or if they just need someone to talk to.
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It is hard enough raising three children, but when two of them have been diagnosed with a chemical imbalance the task becomes even harder.
The University of La Verne counseling center hosted a two-day depression and substance abuse outreach event on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 in front of Davenport Dining Hall to address issues that affect college students today.
The department of psychology at the University of La Verne received a $100,000 grant to complete their work with the California Department of Mental Health.
“Unforgettable Invisibles” gave depression, a common topic left undiscussed, a new voice last weekend through the words of students and poets.
The University of La Verne Counseling Center sponsored informational events to recognize National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
Last month two advisory committees of the Food and Drug Administration recommended that the manufacturers of 10 antidepressants strengthen the warnings that are distributed with their products, to monitor the possible emergence of worsening depression or suicidal thoughts and behavior in the patients’ using the drugs.
In August mental health professionals received training of a new curriculum which will help mental health professionals treat people in multicultural communities. The new curriculum is based on research developed by psychological professionals.
Though the cacophony of complaints about everything from the cost of the meals at Davenport to the cost of Scantron forms is more or less constant on any campus, it reaches a higher level as students get closer to graduation. They complain about the cost of the ceremony and diploma processing, lack of enough tickets […]
A new school was appealing to Kathy Morrison for the first few weeks. New faces, new surroundings, new professors, a new life. All of these awaited her, and she was excited.