Tag: National Institute of Mental Health

A letter to Dwayne Johnson

Dear Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Though you may never read this I want to thank you for making your secret battle with depression public. I know it must’ve been difficult to publicly disclose your experience with mental health. In doing so, you’re helping thousands, maybe millions, who look up to[Read More…]

Living with a phobia at CSULB is no joke

Fear sometimes feels like a whirlwind that can be triggered at any moment and escalate within seconds. Sudden panic, anxiety, sweat, muscle tension, increased heart-rate, inability to breathe, followed by numbness, perhaps a steady flow of hysterical tears, hyperventilation and a trip to the emergency room – this is the[Read More…]

Kevin Hines speaks at CSULB about depression and suicide

Each year, approximately 38,000 people commit suicide due to a lack of resources or knowledge of telltale signs, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. On Wednesday night, Project OCEAN, California State University Long Beach’s on-campus emergency out-reach program, hosted an event called “Living Mentally Well with Kevin Hines.”[Read More…]

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