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Mental Health and Wellness Series event tackles issues of homelessness and mental illness

Mental Health and Wellness Series event tackles issues of homelessness and mental illness

Samuel Voyles, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2016

Homelessness and mental health are issues that can affect communities. March’s Mental Health and Wellness Series event focused on those issues. The event, called “Disenfranchisement in the U.S.,” took place on Wednesday, March 9 in University Center North, room 127. The event consisted of a...

Students hold tampon drive benefiting The Center for Women and Families

Students hold tampon drive benefiting The Center for Women and Families

Chelsey Carr, Staff

March 5, 2015

Criminal Justice senior Catherine Daugherty and Psychology junior Hannah Brooks are collecting tampons and pads until March 20 in the Campus Life Office. All donations will be given to The Center for Women and Families in New Albany. “I recently came across an article online about a woman who specifically...

TAKING ITS TOLL: The personal and societal effects of domestic abuse

Paige Thompson, Staff

October 21, 2014

Every step is like walking on eggshells. Checking your voicemail only to hear a message about how worthless you are. Getting berated for leaving a light on by accident. This was the life of Kristen*, a victim of domestic abuse. Kristen knows what this life is like. Where even the littlest mistake coul...

Center for Women and Families extends helping hand to students

IUS Horizon

November 13, 2011

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Melody Mayes, volunteer coordinator for the Center for Women and Families, spoke to students, faculty and staff about the services the facility provides during a presentation in the University Center, room 121, on Nov. 2. The Center for Women and Families is a non-profit or...