The Self Care Act

Interesting times indeed. Self-care has often been associated with going for icecream dates, scheduling a spa day, going to your dream vacation and eating what you have always longed to eat. What happens when doing all these things is suddenly almost illegal? Does self-care lose its meaning just because you can’t enjoy what you used […]

Understanding Addiction

Rebecca hasn’t been herself lately. She started drinking a year ago, but now she’s experimenting with other drugs—and her friends barely remember what she was like before she started getting high. She still goes to school and her attendance is okay, so she can’t be an addict…right? What is addiction?You might say you’re “addicted” to […]

Why We Need To Talk More About Mental Health In College Students

Mental illness is skyrocketing among college students. According to current research, one in five young adults struggles with mental illness, though many don’t seek help. They feel overwhelmed by new responsibilities, and anxiety can cause conflicts in school. Some of the most common mental health challenges students face include: ·     Anxiety ·     Depression ·     Eating disorders ·     Addiction ·     Thoughts of suicide […]