Updated on October 31, 2017
Americans don’t just perceive stigma around mental illness, a substantial share also admit to having negative feelings about the mentally ill. Substantial proportions report they would feel at least somewhat uncomfortable working with or living next to someone with a serious mental illness, while two-thirds of parents would feel uncomfortable if someone with such a problem worked in their child’s school.
Updated on December 6, 2017
Everyone associates higher education with the added stress of independence and juggling job, homework, and a social life. This intense stress reveals and amplifies already present mental issues, and especially increases the development of depression. Every year the risk of depression and suicide rises among college students. But how exactly does depression manifest within students, beyond the obvious stress factors?
Different Forms of Depression Major Depression: feeling depressed for most times for most of the days of the week. Major depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting 6.7% (more than 16 million) of American adults each… Read More
Your support and encouragement can play an important role when your friend is suffering from depression. Here are 7 tips on how to help your friend how is suffering from depression. Educate Yourself on Depression When you know… Read More
These are resources specific to the Marymount Campus as well as national resources. If you or a friend needs help, please reach out to one of these places. If you need immediate help, call 911. Marymount University Student… Read More