Posts tagged mental health
What Exactly is Depression?

Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, yet its still widely misunderstood. Click through to learn more about depression, the signs and the statistics, and how you can get help if you or someone you know is suffering.

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Send Silence Packing

Ever wonder how many college students are lost to suicide each year? Visit Tower Lawn on April 25th to see an exhibition of donated backpacks representing college students lost to suicide each year, and to get connected with mental health resources. Click above for details on the event.

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Mobile Food Pantry

Skipping meals as a result of not having enough money? Fresh fruit, vegetables and groceries will be available April 10th and May 8th from 10:00-11:15 am in the SJSU Event Center. To qualify for this free service you must be a current student with an annual income below $23,540. Distribution is on a first come, first served basis. Please bring your own bags to pick up the food.

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Making Peace With Military Post-Traumatic Stress

Do you have experience dealing with military PTSD or do you want to learn more about it? Come by SJSU Student Union Room 2A from for a presentation by Doug Nelson, a Local Author, Vietnam Veteran and Retired Veterans Services Representative. The discussion will be led by Jemerson Diaz, VET Connect Peer Leader. Refreshments will be provided. 

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The Compassion Fair

Need some post spring break love? Stop by the Compassion Fair, hosted by Peer Health Educators. Active Minds SJSU will have a "Buttons of Hope" table, where you can add messages of compassion to various buttons to be spread to others as a reminded to care for one another. Hope you're able to make it!

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