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Reaching for hope: Mother of Columbine shooter shares her story

Sue Klebold, mother of Dylan Klebold, spoke to NKU students, staff, faculty and community members about mental health.

Noël Waltz, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

Content warning: This article addresses topics of suicide, mental health and mass shootings.  There wasn’t an empty chair in sight as Sue Klebold—mother of Dylan Klebold, one of the two gunmen responsible for the Columbine shooting—addressed the NKU community at “Reaching for Hope: Missing The ...

SGA hosts town hall, addresses mental health within identities on campus

SGA senators talk about spring break plans during a short recess. Taken March 4.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

October 1, 2019

Student Government Association hosted its first town hall of the year Monday, Sept. 30. The town hall was in collaboration with Health, Counseling and Student Wellness (HCSW) with the topic being “a talk on mental health.” The town hall began with an introduction by Brynn Cahal, chair of SGA’s ...

VIDEO: The Importance of Counseling on Campus

VIDEO: The Importance of Counseling on Campus

Alyssa Nickles, Jack Reynolds, Tyler Vandervort, and Daniel Jones

September 19, 2019

NKU provides a wide range of resources on campus, one of those being counseling that is available for the university's students.

NKU counselor shares the importance of therapy

Amy Clark is Health, Counseling and Student Wellness' new Director of Counseling.

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: The terms counseling and therapy are used interchangeably throughout the story.  Amy Clark realized the importance of therapy as a teenager. Her mother, a clinical social worker, was an advocate for going to therapy and being open about mental health.   Clark said she faced ob...

Graduate interns earn experience in counseling

Chantelle Thompson and Brittany Combs are student counseling interns at Health, Counseling and Student Wellness.

Elena Ferguson, Writer

September 17, 2019

Amy Clark, NKU’s new director of counseling, is pushing for NKU’s Health, Counseling and Student Wellness office (HCSW) to have more visibility on campus and increased collaboration with students.

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