One in five people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, Mental Health America said. To spread awareness about mental illness, the United States has observed Mental Health Awareness Month every May since 1949. Under the stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19…
On Dec. 5, 2018 Ashley Rios attempted suicide by alcohol poisoning. Five days later, she was placed on disciplinary probation for having marijuana and alcohol in her residence hall room the night she tried to take her life.
In the more than 66 years Cal Poly has had an ROTC program, they have helped students enter into 17 different branches of the U.S. Army. More than 1,300 officers from Cal Poly have been commissioned into the U.S. Army, Army Reserve and National Guard.
In San Luis Obispo County, there are more than 280,000 residents. Yet, there are only 16 hospital beds for those who have a serious crisis, according to San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Supervisor Brian Atwell. One in five people will…
We study to do better in class. We work out to try to obtain a date. We eat well to not create future health problems. Yet something we fail to act upon is our mental health. The effects are real, but they are somehow seen as less important than other aspects of our lives.
Reacting to this, Generation Z is redefining coping mechanisms with a sense of humor that is a little bit… well, twisted.
“I wanted people to look at my smile and think ‘Oh, she’s perfect, she’s fine,’ but on the inside, I was the complete opposite.”
The most stressful time of the year for students often arrives with midterms and finals. The hours spent sitting in class, studying, doing homework, keeping up with a social life and possibly working a job can be a lot to…
Her heart stopped beating at 27 years-old. Denise Solters, now 70, stares at the ocean at Cayucos State Beach with a level of appreciation unmatched by many.
Cal Poly plans to bring on a psychiatrist, two counselors and one licensed clinical social worker.