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Marijuana legalization: Where the debate stands

The debate on marijuana legalization continues: Here’s what we know about the pros and cons
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9 ways to deal with an overbearing friend

What to do if a friend becomes too much.
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Your second brain: How your gut affects your mental health

Scientists are finding that our gut microbiome affects our brain and mental health more than we knew.
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Technology and Mental Health

Millennials are the most digitally connected generation in history. Though comprising 29% of the population, they account for 41% of the total time that Americans spend on their smartphones.  So it’s only natural that...
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Ask the counselor: “How do I know if I found the right psychologist for...

A counselor discusses how to choose the right psychologist for your individual needs.

National Depression Screening Day

It's estimated that 16.2 million adults in the U.S. experienced at least one major depressive episode last year. More than one-third of those with depression did not receive any kind of treatment for it.Like many...
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Why you probably need more sleep—and how to get it

Sleep deprivation can affect more than just your tiredness; it can have a major impact on your immune system, weight, stress level, and focus.
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How to have the best back-to-school transition

A recent graduate reflects on what transition angst feels like, and our counselor suggests resources and strategies that help.

Do You Focus on Fitness #4Mind4Body?

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally –it’s important to pay attention to both...
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it after starting college. I had just moved away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and had no idea what...