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OCD Awareness Week is in October. It took me six years to get diagnosed

OCD Awareness Week is in October. It took me six years to get diagnosed

Serena Golden, Photography Editor October 18, 2020
It’s frustrating to hear my disorder used by people who like straight lines, organized closets or color-coded O-Chem notes. The phrase, “I’m so OCD,” used by people with normal neurotic quirks is invalidating to people whose entire lives have been changed by obsessions and compulsions. My disorder is not an adjective. 
The Counseling and Psychological Services office is located behind Mary Erin Porter Hall on Mercer's campus.

Suicide Prevention Month: Helping others through understanding and education

Natalie Yaeger, Contributing Writer September 8, 2020
World Suicide Prevention Day is Sept. 10 and was created in order to provide an opportunity for people across the globe to raise awareness of suicide and how it impacts so many.
Kevin Hines will be visiting Mercer on February 16th. The lecture on suicide prevention is set for 7 p.m. in Willingham Auditorium.

Suicide Awareness lecture coming soon

Emma Peel, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

In September of 2000, Kevin Hines began hearing voices. Those voices tormented him day and night, telling him that he had to take his own life in order to end the torment and depression that accompanied...

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