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Netflix’s exploited Marilyn Monroe in “Blonde”

Sydney Riddle October 1, 2022
There are many movies to watch this fall, but “Blonde” should not be one of them.
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Mental Health Check Up photo.  CRPITT /  FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

The mental health impacts of the pandemic must be acknowledged by SBU faculty

Justin Chassin October 24, 2021
#OPINION: As we embark on the second half of our first in-person semester in a long time, I still feel like we’re in recovery from the pandemic. The past few semesters have been a challenge.
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13 Reasons Why official poster.  PUBLIC DOMAIN

Mental illness is misrepresented in the media; why it matters

Yaa Antwi October 17, 2021
“Euphoria,” “BoJack Horseman” and “Thirteen Reasons Why.” All these shows have one common theme — mental health issues. Whether it’s through dark humor or the life of a teenager, these shows depict the role mental health issues have in our lives. 
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Sending a message and being ghosted  PHOTO COURTESY OF Claire Bracken

Fellow gays, let’s stop ghosting each other

Mike Gaisser August 29, 2021
#OPINION: It’s common knowledge that ghosting is common, especially in the gay dating world. However, it shouldn’t be normalized anymore. 
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Judi Le, senior Asian and Asian American studies major at Stony Brook university and Bryan Le, senior music major at Stony Brook University  holding hands for The Statesman Sex and Relationships photoshoot. RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

Self-acceptance is required for successful relationships

Fanni Frankl March 21, 2021
#OPINION: In a society that relies on human connection and relationships, it is vital for people to create deep bonds with one another. Unfortunately, many cannot develop healthy relationships due to childhood traumas that affect their self-esteem. 
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A student smiling on an iPhone camera while surrounded by Black and White. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

The consequences of romanticizing mental illnesses

Anya Marquardt October 4, 2020
#OPINION Do not rely on a show or movie that portrays someone with a mental disorder to make you declare that you have a disorder. The romanticization of mental health is harmful to all of us, whether you have a mental disorder or not.
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Zoom is a video chat service many Stony Brook University students are using to learn remotely. Inappropriate content has interrupted class meetings during the first week learning remotely.SCREENSHOT OF ZOOM HOMEPAGE

Addressing students’ mental health during remote learning

Xenia Gonikberg October 4, 2020
#OPINION Many students suffer from an increasing number of mental health issues because they don't have access to the same resources as before. It is important that these issues are addressed and students are aware of the mental health resources available.
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A Humanology club meeting during the fall 2019 semester. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

SBU Humanology Project battles mental health stigma

Niki Nassiri October 4, 2020
Students in Stony Brook University’s chapter of the Humanology Project aim to break the stigma against mental health one story at a time with the online "Unsaid Project".
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The Student Health Center across from H-Community.  COVID-19 vaccinations will no longer be required to attend classes starting this summer. BRIANNE LEDDA/STATESMAN FILE

As COVID-19 negatively impacts mental health, CAPS offers students telehealth counseling

Maya Brown and James Bowen October 4, 2020
When a majority of the student body evacuated campus and classes shifted to an online format, Stony Brook University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) transitioned quickly to a remote format for the rest of the year.
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Stony Brook Student Health Services offers mental health services through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Twenty-five percent of African Americans seek treatment for mental health issues, compared to 40 percent of white individuals. THE PEOPLE SPEAK!/FLICKR VIA CC BY 2.0

It’s okay to not be okay

Steven Keehner October 4, 2020
#OPINION September is National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month, and it seems more relevant to state this now: there is nothing wrong with having mental health problems.
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Business, Healthcare and Human Services job fair in 2019. MAYA BROWN/STATESMAN FILE

Working while attending college improves time management

Fanni Frankl October 27, 2019
In U.S. colleges, where 41.6% of students experience anxiety and 36.4% experience depression, the question of whether working while attending college full time is a choice that takes careful consideration.
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A healthy diet is the best for coping with stress

A healthy diet is the best for coping with stress

Matthew Yan October 11, 2019
College students are constantly stressed. Between ominous tests, looming deadlines and the nagging desire to be involved everywhere to make your resume glow, it’s easy to crack under the pressure and search for some kind of comfort.
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