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Self-care habits should be promoted, not feared

Self-care habits should be promoted, not feared

State Hornet Staff

March 10, 2016

College campuses produce a multi-layered lifestyle where coursework, employment and personal obligations intertwine, often in conflicting manners. As a result, students are often forced into decisions in which one aspect of life will suffer while tending to another.Many of us have responsibilities that...

Mental health services bill aims to double funding

(From left to right) President Robert Nelsen; ASI President Melissa Bardo; Sam Alavi, director of Student Advocacy and Student Representation at UC Davis; Assemblymember Kevin McCarty; former Senator Darrell Steinberg; and Belinda Lum, assistant professor of sociology at Sacramento City College, get together to announce a new bill to increase funding for mental health services in The WELL at Sacramento State, Thursday, Feb. 25.

Jonathan Ayestas

February 25, 2016

Legislation for competitive grants to improve mental health services for the California State University, University of California and California Community College systems was introduced on Thursday in The WELL. The 2 p.m. press conference went over the details for the College Mental Health Services T...

Red folders on school desktops ease access to mental health services

Zack Jordan

November 25, 2014

Red folders showed up on computers around Sacramento State and other CSU campuses to raise mental health awareness for students. Sac State’s Executive Director of Student Health and Counselling Services, Joy Stewart-James, said the Red Folder Project is a resource for faculty and staff to help...

Sac State promotes happiness for students

Madyson Baker

October 1, 2014

The One World Initiative is a way to bring a global perspective to Sacramento State through classroom inclusion, events and student activities. This year the theme is a global perspective on happiness.Lisa Hammersley, the creator of the One World Initiative, said she hopes students at Sac State gain a...

Sac State offers resources for students struggling with mental health

Jacob Abbott

October 1, 2014

Student Health and Counseling Services provide Sacramento State students struggling with mental health concerns resources to break down the barriers and stigmas keeping them from their potential success. Mental health is a state of well-being in which someone can cope with common stresses and liv...

California State University mental health survey will measure campus perceptions

Ashley Hurtado

May 14, 2014

The California State University Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with two California agencies, surveyed Sacramento State students about their experiences with mental illness and mental health services on campus.Elizabeth Chapin, administrative support coordinator for the Chancellor’s Office said RAND Corporation a...

Veteran’s Association stonewalling victims of military sexual assault

Army Private First Class Rosie Darby stands in a formation at a combat outpost in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan on February 1, 2013. (Alexandra Zavis/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

Natalie Gray

December 4, 2013

A report came out by the American Civil Liberties Union, Service Women’s Action Network and the Veterans Legal Service Clinic at Yale Law School alleging that the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs discriminates against military sexual trauma survivors. This is beyond deplorable.The Veteran’s Assoc...

Mental Health Fair shows students what they can do for suicide prevention

Fabian Garcia

April 6, 2013

Preceding the Suicide Prevention Walk, Sacramento State's Health and Wellness Promotion Department hosted the first Mental Health Fair in front of the Well. The fair brought awareness to students and faculty about the importance of recognizing and addressing mental health issues, and the prevention ...

Second annual Out of the Darkness walk brings awareness to suicide prevention

Kayla Oliverio

April 6, 2013

The second annual Out of the Darkness suicide awareness walk moved through campus Thursday evening with about 713 participants in tow. Out of the Darkness is a program backed by Sacramento State’s Active Minds Peer Health Educators and Student Health and Counseling Services along with the American F...

Health fees proposed to increase to cover department cuts

Sean Keister

April 27, 2011

The Counseling and Psychological Services Department is proposing an increase to the mandatory student health fee by adding $35 to the $75 per semester students already pay as part of their tuition. This idea is being proposed to offset the cuts to the department over the past two years. It is hoped the fe...