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Help is real, hope is real

Sarah Rogers, Opinion Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under News

Reeling from personal loss, broken friendships, depression, and the transition of coming to college for the first time, Katie Biggs decided she no longer wanted to live. The junior psychology and creative writing major was a freshman when she was clinically diagnosed with depression. “I decided...

‘Part of me, but not all of me’

‘Part of me, but not all of me’

Gabi Wy, News Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Features

At the age of 11, Patience Fehribach was lost. She slept too much and lacked the energy to attend school. Doctors diagnosed her with depression, but as a young girl, she had trouble making sense of it all. “You go through spells,” the senior nursing major said. “I recognized (severe depression) not ...

Suicide awareness through ribbons, training

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015


Filed under News, News Briefs

September is Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month. Yellow ribbons will be available at the Counseling Center, Student Health Center and other locations on campus. There will be a QPR Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training class from 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 in Carter Hall. All USI communit...

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