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‘Part of me, but not all of me’

‘Part of me, but not all of me’

Gabi Wy, News Editor

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 it all. “You go through spells,” the senior nursing major said. “I recognized (severe depression) not ...

GALLERY: TWLOHA holds candlelight vigil

GALLERY: TWLOHA holds candlelight vigil

USI Shield Staff

September 11, 2014

USI’s official chapter of To Write Love On Her Arms held a candlelight vigil and walk Wednesday night to remember those who have lost their lives to suicide, and to honor those who might still be struggling. TWLOHA strives to bring a voice of hope, help and encouragement to campus for people wh...

TWLOHA founder offers support

Jessica Stallings

April 17, 2013

Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of the worldwide organization To Write Love On Her Arms. The organization was founded in 2006 and is a nonprofit movement that is dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. Tworkowski began ...

TWLOHA founder to come to USI

Jessica Stallings

April 3, 2013

Julisa Gendren celebrated her one-year clean of self-injury by getting a tattoo on her ankles that says, “Hope is real. Help is real.” “I never would have made it this far without TWLOHA,” said freshman French and German major and committee chair member of the USI group To Write Love on Her...

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