Tag: mental illness

Disability Services leaves students at crossroads

Disability Services leaves students at crossroads

In contrast to the loud decor of the Kagin Commons, sits the Disability Services office. You’d be forgiven for not knowing that it’s there. Despite its geographic isolation, Disability Services has been busy. As of Jan. 2018, 247 students were receiving accommodations, 157 of them for psychological needs.


Depression: Me, you & all of us

Hi, my name is Erin. I live with depression, general anxiety disorder, and PTSD. Last year, I was hospitalized twice for nearly killing myself. Sorry, let’s start a little slower. I guess I should begin by saying why I’m writing. In no small way, I owe a lot to Ross Boehme and Judy Syrkin-Nikolau for…