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USI sophomore dies

USI sophomore dies
October 3, 2018

Sophomore computer science major Ryan S. Johnson, 23, died at his home in Henderson, Ky. on Monday. Henderson County Deputy Coroner Shelia Patterson confirmed that Johnson died by suicide. He...

Help is real, hope is real

February 21, 2017

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...

‘Part of me, but not all of me’

Aaron Moore, a licensed mental health counselor, talks to Erin Gillingham, founder of the To Write Love on Her Arms university chapter at USI, and Robbillie Stevenson, the previous president of the chapter, after speaking at the organization’s event Tuesday in Carter Hall.
TWLOHA speaker, students tackle stigmas surrounding mental health
April 6, 2016

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...

Suicide awareness through ribbons, training

September 1, 2015

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...

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