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As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread throughout the United States, what were the overall effects of it on people’s mental health? Photo from Vector Solutions.

Was Quarantine and the COVID-19 Pandemic Detrimental to People’s Mental Health?

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, daily life as many people knew it would completely change. Once busy streets became vacant as individuals quarantined and stayed home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With the shell shocking...

 Drinking tea is one of the many ways to relax and relieve some stress. Photo by: Fariha Munir

Boosting Mental Health Tips and Tricks

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer January 28, 2020

Mental health is a huge contribution to your overall health and since were are a little more than halfway through the school year, everyone’s morale is getting low. So here are some tips and tricks to...

Mental health screenings should be administered by a certified mental health professional before claim is laid to any diagnosis.
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The Toll That Self-Diagnosis Takes on Mental Illness

Blaise Rayburn, Literature Editor January 10, 2019

In the age of WebMD and online quizzes, hypochondriacs are thriving. But the realm of digital self-diagnostic tools not only covers physical illness but has also expanded to encompass any mental ailment...

Friends Skyler Whitehead, Gracen DeBruyn, and Elliot Villareal are able to lean on each other for mental support which helps them cope with the stresses of high school. Whitehead believes that “mental health is a serious issue that needs to be acknowledged.”

Chasing Mental Health

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer May 19, 2017

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the U.S. age 18 and older, or 18% of the population and are the most common mental illness in the United...

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