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Depression (Mental)

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1 Vox Pop: What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?
Simon--Jordan (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.05
10/27/2022 Jordan Simon asks students "What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?" Caylee Hermsen, Grant Rickertsen, Danielle Goedken, Caden Easter, and Maya McDermott give their opinions on the matter; photo.
2 The arts go underappreciated
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022), Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:22, p.03
11/11/2021 In this article, a reprint from November 14, 2019, the author discusses the ways in which art in various forms is underappreciated and the various benefits it can provide; photo.
3 UNI students debate distance and in-person learning
Kauzlarich--Patience (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:19, p.03
11/1/2021 Two students explain their experiences with distance learning, one enjoyed it and the other struggled.
4 "You Matter at UNI" weeks kicks off
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.01
2/8/2021 "You Matter at UNI," a week-long event that promotes mental well-being, starts this week amid new COVID-19 restrictions. The Counseling Center will host several events, and an art and creative writing exbhibit called "In My Shoes" will be on display in Maucker Union; photo.
5 Mental health needs to be talked about
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:24, p.03
11/21/2019 In the author's opinion, the prevalence of lyrics about mental illness such as anxiety and depression in the music industry reflects its increase in society beginning near the turn of the century. Horning believes both spreading awareness and questioning the causes are necessary; photo.
6 The arts go underappreciated
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.03
11/14/2019 In the author's opinion, there is a lack of appreciation for the arts, and lack of funding is key to this. Bennethum discusses how art is an outlet for creativity and can facilitate learning; photo.
7 Rose shares 'Tales from the Bayou'
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.05
10/7/2019 Spoken word poet, activist, and writer Donney Rose shared poetry and addressed racial inequality at UNI Interpreters Theatre on Friday, October 4.
8 The media's influence on young minds
Bennethum--Abigail (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.03
9/9/2019 In the author's opinion, the Netflix show "Thirteen Reasons Why" misleads viewers about teens and mental health issues through its graphic depictions, unrealistic portrayal of high school, and unfeasible levels of parental inattentiveness. Bennethum concludes that the positive aspects of the show do not outweigh its harm; photo.
9 Mental health initiates misguided
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.03
9/18/2017 In the author's opinion, UNI's mental health initiatives are misguided. Frasher advocates for more mental health policies and resources, including more promotion of Student Disability Services and better functioning of the counseling center; photos.
10 The flawed "I'm fine" system: be truthful with yourself
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.3
10/26/2015 Columnist Hannah Carr-Murphy urges students to be honest about their problems, because she feels it helps in the long run; photo.
11 You have worth
Morales--Jay D. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.1
9/28/2015 A UNI student responds to the recent death of student Caitlyn Burns, and urges students to see worth in their lives; photo.
12 To Write Love On Her Arms comes to life at UNI
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.1
11/17/2014 The founder of To Write Love On Her Arms came to speak at UNI to inspire and encourage struggling students; photo.
13 Are you depressed?
Aarhus--Morgan Elizabeth (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:11, p.1
10/6/2014 The University of Northern Iowa's Counseling Center will be offering free depression screenings for students and staff on October 8th.
14 What ails you and what may aid you
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.3
4/7/2014 The author talks about his personal struggles with depression. He also addresses the increasing problem of depression among college students and American youth.
15 Depression hits home in Cedar Falls
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.1
3/6/2014 Talks about the rates of students suffering from depression and the types of issues they face. Gives statistics for the three Iowa state schools.
16 TWLOHA to help winter blues
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.2
2/20/2014 Seasonal Affective Disorder is the symptoms of depression onset by winter conditions. UNI's chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms, TWOLA, is open to all students dealing with depression. TWOLA's goal is to give hope to anyone who is struggling.
17 Depressed moods on the rise in winter
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a recurrent depression that occurs usually during the winter months. SAD is characterized by depressed moods, lack of energy, and social withdrawal. Light therapy is the most common way to held people with SAD.
18 Don't worry, just be happy
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.4
12/10/2013 Author reminds readers that by monitoring their thoughts they can be a happier person. Count your blessings instead of constantly complaining. Simply by thinking in a different way you can live a happier life.
19 Wait line grows at counseling center
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.1
12/10/2013 The number of students requesting counseling is increasing and the Counseling Center is short staffed. Students may have to wait longer to receive counseling, but the center is doing their best to meet the student's needs.
20 Mental health education is a must
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.3
10/29/2013 The topic for discussion was the school shooting in Sparks, Nevada. Children are not taught how to cope with emotions. Instead, children act out, sometimes in terrible ways. Mental health care is a taboo tobic in modern society.
21 TWLOHA sells candy grams to promote suicide awareness
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.7
2/17/2012 Members of To Write Love on Her Arms sold the candy grams during Valentine's Day. The chapter was formed in 2009 and is dedicated to helping those with depression or those having thoughts of suicide; photo.
22 To Write Love on Her Arms event brings students together to heal
Palen--Delaney Sue (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.4
10/14/2011 Students share real life experiences with rape, depression, suicide attempts, and eating disorders. A nation-wide non-profit organization hosted the event.
23 Panther Portraits
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.6
10/4/2011 Free hugs were available outside Maucker Union. The event was sponsored by members of UNI Write Love on Her Arms.
24 Depression screenings hope to give comfort to students
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.1
10/15/2010 Counseling Center offered free, anonymous depression screening for students. The screenings may determine early indicators of depression. Steps can then be taken to aid the student.
25 Depression: one of the most difficult disorders
Uhlenkamp--Jessica Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.6
1/29/2010 Depression peaks between the ages of fifteen and nineteen. The person suffering from depression is usually the last to know that something is wrong. Depression is a chemical imbalance. Awareness is most important in prevention and treatment.
26 Depression associated with lower GPAs
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.5
12/4/2009 Stress in the life of a college student is normal. Depression is also common. Treatment for depression results in a reduced drop-out rate. Many students are not treated. Loneliness goes hand in hand with depression. Interaction with others helps.
27 Bring on the cold
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.7
11/11/2008 Warns about the dangers of winter including influenza, frostbite, and seasonal affective disorder.
28 UNI Counseling Center offers anxiety screening program
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:50, p.1
4/18/2008 May 2 is National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day. Counseling Center will offer a test for anxiety and depression. Normally 15-40 students take advantage of the tests.
29 College Bound: Dealing with depression
Public Relations News Release 2007:400, p.1
2/4/2008 Depression affects many people and most colleges offer therapy for depression.
30 Winter blues
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.7
11/30/2007 Readers warned of the onset of winter depression.
31 Brost Bible readings provide relief from depression
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.4
4/27/2007 Jennifer Brost expressed her views on the relationship between God and suffering; photo.
32 Winter weather makes some people SAD
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.11
12/2/2005 Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can cause people to feel depressed and tired for long periods of time for no apparent reason; photo.
33 Worries abound for most college students
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:12, p.7
10/7/2005 Writer explores college stress and urges students to get help if needed.
34 Thursday, Oct. 6
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
10/3/2005 Richard de Puma to give lecture "Painted Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt"; National Depression Screening Day, sponsored by Counseling Center.
35 Help closer than you think
Northern Iowan 102:10, p.7
9/30/2005 Writers explain that even though students have many amenities compared to past generations, things like stress and depression are on the rise.
36 Student finds solace despite stigma of mental illness
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:8, p.3
9/23/2005 UNI student Rachel Dray uses her story of handling depression and anxiety to inspire others; photo.
37 Maintaining healthy mental health; students dealing with changing lifestyles, stress have safe place to turn
Kalvig--Lindsay (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:42, p.1
3/4/2005 There are many locations on campus that provide mental health help to students; photo.
38 Depression and the holidays
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
11/29/2004 Referral rate of students to mental health counseling during the holidays increases due to depression and the added stress of the season.
39 UNI Counseling Center to offer free depression screening
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/30/2004 To be held October 7 in East Bartlett Hall.
40 Campus clubs: NAMI UNI
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:8, p.9
9/24/2004 Description of the UNI chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill; photo.
41 Myth vs. reality: depression
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:5, p.11
9/14/2004 Facts and statistics about depression and suicide; photo.
42 On your campus
Northern Iowan 100:22, p.2
11/14/2003 Meetings and events planned; Jiu Jitsu meeting to be held.
43 UNI to host depression screening Oct. 9
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
10/3/2003 Screenings to take place at the UNI Counseling Center.
44 Legacy of Miss America Pageant isn't beauty and perfection
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
9/8/2003 Miss America said to portray the wrong image of beauty for women.
45 Ross Szabo urges mental health awareness
Rossman--Nicholas (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:38, p.1
2/21/2003 Alpha Delta Pi is sponsoring speaker Ross Szabo's presentation on mental illness; photo.
46 Personality disorder in teen girls sometimes masked by general angst and moodiness
Public Relations News Release 2002:232, p.1
12/1/2002 Catherine DeSoto claims that Borderline Personality Disorder occurs in young women due to fluctuating estrogen levels. This is based on two years of research.
47 National Depression Screening Day
Public Relations News Release 2002:114, p.1
10/7/2002 National Depression Screening Day and the symptoms of depression will be discussed.
48 Raising an optimistic child
Public Relations News Release 2001:485, p.1
5/13/2002 Parents are passing on their negative attitudes to children and more children are showing signs of depression.
49 Battling the Holiday blues
Public Relations News Release 0:248, p.1
12/31/2001 How to deal with holiday depression.
50 Depression Screening Day
Public Relations News Release 2001:136, p.1
10/8/2001 David Towle will talk about depression, including its warning signs and its possible treatments.


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