In the crowded Ferguson Center, she sits staring at notes saved to her phone she can only vaguely recall writing.
Virginia Skipper said that it wasn’t until her physician told her a comparison until she was finally able to understand the nature of mental health, despite the overwhelming stigma surrounding it.
Studies are finding that more and more college students are struggling with mental illnesses during their time at school.
Eight days before my 21st birthday I had no intention of celebrating it. I had no plans, no list of alcohol I could buy, no intention of seeing anyone.
To be perfectly honest, I had no plans of seeing the next day.
The only thing I really knew is that left to my own devices I wouldn’t live another day.
On Saturday, coach Avery Johnson watched his team pick up its second consecutive SEC win for the first time this season when Alabama beat the Missouri Tigers 80-71 in Coleman Coliseum.
“After the win on [Tuesday at] Mississippi State we got a little momentum and we came in and we just focused on practice,” Riley Norris said.
The steady decline in mental health services across the United States, and the mass closing of mental health institutions that provide vital psychological care, housing, treatment and medications for mentally ill patients has led to the criminalization of those with mental disorders.
Each semester at the University of Alabama, junior Erin Routliffe’s days are planned out for her.
In the midst of spring athletics last year, Routliffe, a member of the women’s tennis team, woke up by 8 a.m.
Shell shock, combat neurosis, post traumatic stress disorder – whatever you call it, the psychological effects of war are real, yet often misunderstood and stigmatized. Although awareness for veterans’ mental health has increased significantly in recent years, there is still room for improvement.