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The Counseling and Psychological Services office is located behind Mary Erin Porter Hall on Mercer's campus.

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

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor October 8, 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.
Weight stigma is discrimination or stereotyping based on a person’s size. It can manifest in fatphobia, which is the dislike or fear of being or becoming fat.

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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