NBA Stars speak out on mental health

Controversy has arisen in the last year as professional athletes have taken action, either verbally or through methods like silent protest, on issues about which they feel passionate. These have been relatively divisive issues, such as racial equality and our current president’s controversial policy decisions. Recently two NBA All-Stars spoke…

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Mental Health at William Jewell

With a rising epidemic of suicide and mental health issues plaguing college campuses, counseling services at William Jewell College have developed a program that can dramatically reduce the risk of suicide. Approximately 42,773 people commit suicide each year. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than all other medical…

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Ask.Listen.Refer: a student guide

The Ask. Listen. Refer. program is a suicide prevention and awareness initiative on William Jewell College’s campus. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, and despite the small environment, students at William Jewell College can still be affected by this. Faculty at the Office of Student…

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