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October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Where can Mercer students get help?

October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Where can Mercer students get help?

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

October 9, 2019

Less than half of college students who are suffering will seek treatment. But according to Emily Piassick, director of Counseling and Psychological Services at Mercer University, that number is increasing.

Here’s why NEDA’s weight stigma awareness campaign matters

Here’s why NEDA’s weight stigma awareness campaign matters

Mahima Sultan, Lifestyle & Opinion Editor

September 30, 2019

I talked to a Mercer junior about her experience with eating disorders and weight stigma. From around the ages of 14 to 18, she struggled with anorexia, which is characterized by restrictive eating behaviors and a fear of food.

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