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If a person has a sharp pain in their side, a pain that is interfering with their ability to function, how long does it take them to seek medical assistance? A few hours? A day? A week, maybe? For most, the choice to go to a doctor or a hospital would be a logical choice,...
Following through on promises made in the spring, the NIU Say It Out Loud campaign has announced fall programming that will promote mental health literacy in the NIU community and create safe space for dialogues about mental health issues. Among the offerings are a prepared Power Point presentation that can be used to facilitate discussions...
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NIU counseling faculty Charlie E. Myers and Toni R. Tollerud, along with department chair Barbara Johnson, have launched the NIU Say It Out Loud Mental Health website. Funded by a “Say It Out Loud” grant from the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, the website is meant to provide reliable information to NIU and the surrounding...
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NIU’s Department of Counseling, Adult and Higher Education is a recipient of a coveted 2012 “Say it Out Loud” Mental Health Grant. Awarded to 10 communities each year by the Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership, the grant is a multi-year statewide campaign: Current research indicates that the best way to reduce the discrimination associated with...