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Editorial | School-aged students deserve better mental health resources

Editorial | School-aged students deserve better mental health resources

By The Pitt News Editorial Board January 26, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated suicide and depression rates by leaving students who are used to going to school seven hours a day — surrounded by peers — isolated in their homes, taking math class over Zoom.
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Opinion | 4 tips for prioritizing mental health in the transition to college

By Julia Kreutzer, Staff Columnist June 30, 2019
Looking at how my first year at Pitt actually unfolded, though, I recognize that while I did enjoy the freedom and novelty, I had not anticipated the feelings of anxiety and loneliness that can come with uprooting one’s life and diving headfirst into a completely new environment.
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Editorial: Pitt, let’s be clear on mental health

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 9, 2015

In the wake of three student suicides in less than a year, Pitt is working to transform the way it combats the effects of mental illness. Here on campus, Student Government Board, along with other student...

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