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Tag: Counseling and Student Development Center
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It’s cold outside! Come warm up with a free cup of hot soup and warm bread sticks while learning more about how to be successful at NIU. NIU’s Office of Student Academic Success is launching Soup & Success, a series of workshops that are student-centered and encourage student success initiatives. Each is based on a topic critical being a...
As the nation pauses on this day of remembrance regarding the suicides of young gay men and women, most recently Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi and Johnson & Wales University sophomore Raymond Chase, we should all be reminded of the impact bullying, harassment, and ignorance have on at-risk individuals.  NIU values rich diversity amongst its...
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National Depression Screening Day is held across the country every October.  This screening provides a quick and easy way to check for depression and other mental health issues. Each academic year millions of students are affected by depression, anxiety or a related mental health issue. Yet social stigma, confusion and a simple lack of knowledge...
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In 1990, Congress established the first week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week. Since its inception, advocates have used this week to highlight the importance of mental health.  As October begins, NIU’s Counseling and Student Development Center wants to remind the NIU community of its services. The center provides services that are completely confidential and...
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