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

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

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 ...

NKU counselor shares the importance of therapy

NKU counselor shares the importance of therapy

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

Graduate interns earn experience in counseling

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.

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Minority health counseling: Could university programs be more inclusive?

Noelle Horn, Copy Editor

April 29, 2019

On March 18, Student Government Association senator Jontay Brown signed a resolution that asked that NKU’s counseling services better serve its minority students. With only one in three African Americans receiving mental health care who need it, according to the American Psychiatric Association, this issue may be large...

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