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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
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. 

Suicide Prevention Month: Helping others through understanding and education

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

Suicide Awareness lecture coming soon

Kevin Hines will be visiting Mercer on February 16th. The lecture on suicide prevention is set for 7 p.m. in Willingham Auditorium.
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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