Simple tricks for students to help fight depression 

November 28, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes This time of year can be an exciting one with all the holidays, but it can also be a time of dread with finals. Here are a few suggestions on how to emotionally stay afloat.  It is no big secret that college is hard. Between school, work, and sometimes family obligations, this time is intense […]

Mental health problems are rising among college students

February 26, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes College is challenging within itself, but adding mental illness to the mix takes the word “challenge” to a whole new level. According to research by National Alliance on Mental Illness, mental health is a growing issue among students. NAMI found that one in four students have a diagnosable illness, and 40 percent do not seek […]

The sad truth

February 25, 2013

Reading Time: 2 minutes Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Utah’s young adults and youth.

Cold dark and depressing days in Utah

February 20, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah is a common place for seasonal depression due to it’s short and cold winter days.   One of the greatest things about Utah is the four seasons residents experience each year. They have the luxury of skiing, sledding and enjoying snow in the winter to swimming, hiking and other sports in the summer. However, […]

Mental health: Don’t be shy

January 10, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes One out of every four people in the U.S. are suffering from some sort of mental illness at any given moment. The odds that a person will experience mental illness at some point in their life are even higher, at about 50 percent.   While depressive illnesses are the largest contributors to mental illness, social phobia […]