Come As You Are; NEDA Week

By Brittany Rosso   LEWISTON, N.Y. - On Feb. 25, thousands of women and men will come together to shine a light on eating disorders in honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The annual week extends through March 3, and serves as a way to educate the public, spread hopeful messages and put resources … Continue reading Come As You Are; NEDA Week

Mental health: bridging the gap

By: Brittany Rosso and Ava Mrozik NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - In a world where core mental health issues are rising each and every day, it is crucial for the Niagara University community to consider beyond the basics of mental health awareness and investigate what can further be done. NU must not only address the basic ways … Continue reading Mental health: bridging the gap

Finding healthy ways to reduce anxiety

Here are a few ways to help cope with your panic and worry By: Maxwell Faery NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Anxiety is very common for most college students and sometimes there are countless stressors in one’s life that causes them pain and worry. Anxiety can be hard to avoid, especially if it's about something that … Continue reading Finding healthy ways to reduce anxiety

Taking that extra step

By: Ava Mrozik NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Motivating yourself to get out of your comfort zone can be tough. It takes a lot of courage to take that extra step and to expand further. Your first instinct is to avoid that one thing that you have never tried or given yourself a chance to truly … Continue reading Taking that extra step

NU smashes stigma

 By: Alizé Rosado NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - One in four people struggle with mental illness. That’s 25 percent of the population. Even with such a large percent of the population struggling with mental health, people still face a stigma. On October 16, Niagara University students took a stance against mental health stigma at the first ever … Continue reading NU smashes stigma

Addressing the Mind Early: NU’s Push for Mental Health

With the semester well underway, many students will soon begin to turn their minds towards midterms, a time often synonymous with a high risk of mental health problems. Even without midterms, college is a time when most mental health issues make their appearance. “Out of the general population, I’d say stress, anxiety and depression seem … Continue reading Addressing the Mind Early: NU’s Push for Mental Health