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A Mental Health Awareness Month poster in the William Pitt Union.

‘Vulnerability is a strength’: Panelists discuss the importance of conversations about mental health

By Abby Cardilli, Staff Writer 12:18 am
Pitt’s Resident Student Association sponsored a town hall Wednesday titled “The Strength of a Story: A Conversation of Mental Health and Advocacy.” The event’s three speakers explored the importance of self-care and advocacy in mental health conversations.
Uzima Smoothie Bar, located on Fifth Avenue, held its opening ceremony on Saturday.

Uzima smoothie bar focuses on a healthy diet and a healthy mind

By Julia DiPietro, Staff Writer 12:09 am
Uzima Smoothie Bar offers more than a wide variety of smoothies, juices, acai bowls and health shots. They’re looking to align their food with mental wellness.
Buttons at Student Government Board’s meeting last week in support of Mental Health Awareness Month.

Student organizations plan Mental Health Awareness Month

By Colm Slevin, Senior Staff Writer 12:03 am
The month of October is filled with events organized by student organizations in order to raise awareness and to start the conversation on mental health
Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout

Opinion | How to avoid and recover from burnout

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist 12:03 am
By putting some more thought into how we relax and unwind, we can recover from burnout more efficiently. 
Opinion | 10 tiny things to help depression feel not so terrible

Opinion | 10 tiny things to help depression feel not so terrible

By Nina Santucci, Staff Columnist October 12, 2021
The idea of treating depression head on can be intimidating and overwhelming — so instead, tiny tasks and small steps of self-care can be done to make depression feel not so awful.
Pitt’s Student Government Board has big plans for the 2021-22 academic year. Meet this year’s board and learn about their priorities and plans.

Across the board: Meet this year’s student government

By Allison Radziwon, Staff Writer August 20, 2021
After a tumultuous election season and a year of online classes, Pitt’s Student Government Board has big plans for the 2021-22 academic year. The Pitt News spoke with the board to learn about their top priorities and plans to improve campus life this fall.
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.
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