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Personal Counseling Services hosts screening of “The ‘S’ Word” to spark discussion about mental health

Michael Day, the head of personal counseling at IU Southeast, leads a discussion about suicide prevention.

Sydney Randall, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

In honor of IU Southeast’s fifth annual Mental Health Awareness Week, 19 students and five faculty and staff attended a showing and discussion of “The “S” Word” in the IUS library on Wednesday, Sept. 25. The showing and discussion were a part of the Mental Health and Wellness Series. IU...

Mental health 101

Mental health 101

Kaetln Harrison, Staff Reporter

September 8, 2015

Mental Health affects everyone, but it is a topic many find difficult. One in four adults experiences a mental health condition every year. One in seventeen lives with a serious mental illness. An interdisciplinary team of IU Southeast faculty and staff, in conjunction with local experts, kicked off...

IU Southeast hosts final mental health and wellness panel

Charlyn Corum, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

On March 18th, Daniel Moore, senior judge of Indiana, Kevin Pangburn, director of substance abuse treatment in the Kentucky prison system and Deb Coleman, director of mental health services in the Kentucky prison system, came to IU Southeast to bring awareness to the social side of mental health and...

Two student veterans share PTSD struggles

Two student veterans  share PTSD struggles

Ethan Smith, Staff Writer

October 5, 2014

Scan your sector. Is that a piece of trash on the side of the road or an I.E.D.? Scan your sector. Is this just a narrow hallway or a killzone? Scan your sector. Fellow student or suicide bomber? Scan your sector. Friend or foe? Scan your sector. School or warzone? This is what life is like for stud...

Raising mental health awareness

Ethan Smith, Staff

October 5, 2014

Beth Rueschhoff, assistant professor of biology, has designed an ongoing series of talks to appeal to some of the schools on campus such as nursing, psychology and sociology. The most recent talk, held Oct. 1 in the Hoosier Room, tackled the question of community response. Michael Day, psychologist and...