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Opinion | Dear Black community — our mental health matters too

Opinion | Dear Black community — our mental health matters too

By Ashanti McLaurin, For The Pitt News July 14, 2021
Conversations about mental health have been more open and raw in the past couple of years, but it's still taboo in the Black community.
Opinion | The guide to a hot, vaccinated and anxious girl summer

Opinion | The guide to a hot, vaccinated and anxious girl summer

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist June 24, 2021
The isolation, lack of control, grief and fear have affected all of us in some way. And while there is certainly an initial relief that comes with getting vaccinated, the reality of reentering social life is different for everyone.
Opinion | We really need to get outside

Opinion | We really need to get outside

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist June 15, 2021
Long, uninterrupted amounts of time spent indoors without access to nature impacts both physical and mental health.
Editorial | Celebrities, athletes don’t owe people anything, especially when it comes to their mental health

Editorial | Celebrities, athletes don’t owe people anything, especially when it comes to their mental health

By The Pitt News Editorial Board June 2, 2021
These people are not one-dimensional entertainment machines, nor do they owe the public a thing — not even a press conference.
The club TEDx @Pitt hosted a conference Sunday afternoon featuring presentations from four speakers, including first-year microbiology major Kim Le, career consultant and Pitt alumna Emily Bennett, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta of the 181st District of Pennsylvania and Provost Ann Cudd.

TEDx @Pitt hosts conference to reflect on 2020

By Sinead McDevitt, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2021
Since TEDx @Pitt is an independent conference, it was put together entirely by Pitt students, according to Ryan Young, vice president of the organization.
Editorial | We’ve all had a tough year and that’s OK

Editorial | We’ve all had a tough year and that’s OK

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 19, 2021
As we begin to close out this semester, congratulate yourself. As we gain meaningful ground against COVID-19, allow yourself to look forward.
Opinion | Mental health and mental illness are not interchangeable terms

Opinion | Mental health and mental illness are not interchangeable terms

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist April 7, 2021
Everybody has mental health, so mental health isn't stigmatized. What are stigmatized are mental illness and developmental disorders.
Opinion | It’s time to talk about OCD

Opinion | It’s time to talk about OCD

By Alex Dolinger, Senior Staff Columnist March 16, 2021
We can’t wait around for comprehensive OCD conversation and representation.
The Outbreak | Managing COVID-19 and mental health

The Outbreak | Managing COVID-19 and mental health

The Outbreak is a new blog describing the different ways the coronavirus pandemic has affected our lives.
By Megan Williams, Digital Manager February 4, 2021
Now, almost a year from our first quarantine, my worst fear came true — I tested positive for COVID-19.
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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