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CAPS introduces initial consultations

BY RIDA KAYANI, STAFF WRITER   University Life’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) has introduced a new way to schedule counseling appointments called initial consultations According to CAPS, the initial consultations, created from the feedback provided by the student body…

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Universities tackle millennial mental health

Rachel Shubin, Staff Writer Many college students struggle with mental health difficulties and diagnoses like anxiety and depression seem to be on the rise. Fortunately, Mason and other Virginia universities are doing their best to tackle this issue. According to Daphne…

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Coping with unhappiness on campus

This story was originally published in the April 06 issue of Fourth Estate. Mackenzie Bailey, staff writer Depression, as described by the National Institute of Health, is “feeling sad, blue, unhappy, miserable, or down in the dumps. Most of us…