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Title IX: holding SBU accountable

Viola Flowers April 26, 2023
“Demand to hold SBU accountable. Title IX discrimination has become the norm on campus. Students are often left in the dark and silenced.”
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Students marching with signs during Walk of Hope on Sept. 29.  JULIA HEMING

Students march for mental health at fourth annual Walk of Hope

Viola Flowers October 17, 2021
Stony Brook University students, faculty and staff gathered at the SAC Plaza on Sept. 29 for the fourth annual Walk of Hope, hosted by the Center for Prevention and Outreach to raise mental health awareness during National Suicide Prevention Month.
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The Center for Prevention and Outreach on the third floor of the Student Activities Center. BRIANNE LEDDA/THE STATESMAN

CPO offers free, informal services for mental health support

Viola Flowers October 17, 2021
The Center for Prevention and Outreach launched two programs named "Let’s Talk" and "Resilience, Empowerment, Access, Care and Healing Groups" for SBU students to connect with counselors and peers concerning their mental health and emotional needs.
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Take a Stand/Walk With Me March ALEK LEWIS/THE STATESMAN

“Take a Stand: Walk with Me” march preaches message of awareness for domestic violence

Alek Lewis October 27, 2019
Students, faculty and domestic violence prevention organizations marched together in “Take a Stand: Walk With Me” on Oct. 23 to raise awareness about domestic and relationship violence.
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Art Therapy: The Intriguing, Transformative, Therapeutic Technique

Art Therapy: The Intriguing, Transformative, Therapeutic Technique

Isabelle Panza October 8, 2019
People throughout the ages have expressed their deepest emotions through art. Today, art therapy is used to help people struggling with mental illnesses.
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Stony Brook volunteers organizing bags for survivors of sexual and domestic violence. It was part of the third annual SUNY Got Your Back event on March 11, 2019. MAYA BROWN/THE STATESMAN

Students lend a hand to sexual assault survivors at SUNY’s Got Your Back

Maya Brown March 14, 2019
As students looped around in assembly lines, they placed pamphlets providing guidance, a cloth towel, toiletries, cosmetic kits, deodorant, tissues, writing utensils and a blue bouncy ball into bright blue bags.
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Students march outside of the Student Activities Center on Wednesday Oct. 24 in support of survivors of domestic violence. ALEXANDER BAKIRDAN

Students walk toward an end to domestic violence

Maya Brown October 26, 2018
At least 100 students came together on Wednesday for the annual walk for domestic violence awareness, “Take a Stand/Walk With Me,” organized by the Center for Prevention and Outreach (CPO).
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New club works to promote mental health care for students

New club works to promote mental health care for students

Brianne Ledda December 3, 2017
The group’s mission is twofold – to advocate that students with disabilities have access to necessary resources and to help destigmatize mental illness.
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Take a Stand/Walk With Me.  EMMA HARRIS/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook community takes a stand against domestic violence

Emma Harris October 29, 2017
Members of the campus community came together to spread awareness of domestic violence during the university’s annual “Take a Stand/Walk with Me” event on Wednesday, Oct. 25.
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Students and faculty march to end domestic violence

Students and faculty march to end domestic violence

Jess Stoneburner October 27, 2016
The annual "Take a Stand, Walk with Me" march takes place every October for National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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The monument quilt is a project all over the country PHOTO CREDIT: THE MONUMENT QUILT

Monument Quilt raises awareness for sexual assault

Thomas James October 23, 2016
Christine Szaraz, an organizer of the event, hopes to keep the momentum going next fall with Domestic Violence Awareness Month events, maybe having a similar event to replace the Monument Quilt.
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The annual domestic violence awareness march on campus on Oct. 28, 2015. TATIANA GUERRA/THE STATESMAN

Rain does not stop annual domestic violence awareness march

Mahreen Khan October 29, 2015
The Center for Prevention and Outreach’s annual “Take a Stand/Walk With Me” march for domestic violence awareness roused up the campus on Wednesday afternoon.
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