The Doctor’s Note
Every semester, we write an in-depth article about health issues YOU need to know about.
Mental health is a topic that, while increasing in awareness, stills carries a harsh stigma of shame. There are many facets to mental health, but two cases, depression and anxiety, have seen a recent increase in the last few years. Major depressive disorder can...
There have been massive increases in the prevalence of opioid abuse and overdose. Everyday, it is calculated that an average 115 Americans lose their lives to opioid overdose[14,20]. The current administration has addressed the opioid epidemic, but their approach has...
On paper, the flu season is a yearly nightmare. Every year, it comes at the exact same time, infecting and hospitalizing millions and inflicting casualties along the way. It is so serious the CDC defines it as a series of “epidemics”. But with vaccines and new...
Hidden in Plain Sight
New Week. New Student. New Story.
Our podcast aims to shed light on mental health amongst students from all walks of life. In each episode, a new student has the platform to discuss their story and struggles, share their diverse perspective and thoughts, and educate us on how we can be better advocates in the complex issue of mental health. We hope to not only provide insight on what it is like to deal with this illness, but also be a place of comfort for those currently suffering.
DISCLAIMER: We greatly appreciate the courage each student shows while telling their stories. However, their views are their own and do not represent those of UHA Columbus