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Stigmatizing mental illness causes harm

Stigmatizing mental illness causes harm

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist

November 9, 2018

Everyone has had days when it seems people are just hard to be around. But you should not make anyone — especially those with hidden mental illnesses — the victim of your grumpiness.

Students bring mental health to light with spoken poetry

Students bring mental health to light with spoken poetry

By Sarah Shearer, Assistant News Editor

October 12, 2018

Eight speakers shared spoken poetry at SGB’s “Stay Spoke Poetry Night” event Thursday evening in the William Pitt Union. The event was hosted as a part of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Don’t forget self-care during midterms

Don’t forget self-care during midterms

By Allison Dantinne, For The Pitt News

October 11, 2018

For many students, midterm season doesn’t end when tests are graded. The fear of failing or not doing as well as anticipated can loom over students and may contribute to problems later in the semester.

SGB goes green for mental health awareness

SGB goes green for mental health awareness

By Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

SGB curated an October calendar of events for mental health awareness, aiming to create safe spaces for students to discuss ways to promote self-care.

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