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Students play it forward with music group on campus

Students ‘play it forward’ with music group on campus

Niki Nassiri October 14, 2019
Armed with a piano, guitar, ukulele and their voices, six members of The Play It Forward Project struck a chord with visitors and patients at the Stony Brook University Hospital Lobby on Sept. 25.
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Tackling burnout and its impact on students

Tackling burnout and its impact on students

Sam Lauria October 8, 2019
Upon entering high school, I was a successful student who was determined and motivated in all of my classes. My strong work ethic led me to excel in school. I let my intellect be defined by my remarkable grades.
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Red Book is the newest mental health resource at SBU

Red Book is the newest mental health resource at SBU

Alek Lewis October 8, 2019
Interim President Michael Bernstein announced a new student mental health resource, titled Red Book, during the first University Senate meeting of the semester on Sept. 9.
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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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Media portrayal of mental illness does more harm than good

Media portrayal of mental illness does more harm than good

Fanni Frankl October 6, 2019
For a long time, people with mental illnesses have been misrepresented in the media. Movies often portray people with mental illnesses in a way that fails to emphasize that they are people too and should not be ostracized.
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A few tips to combat test anxiety

A few tips to combat test anxiety

Xenia Gonikberg October 6, 2019
Test taking can be one of the most rigorous and stressful parts of college. Having to sit in a quiet room, surrounded by classmates, and having to answer questions under a time constraint can be a nerve-wracking experience for anyone.
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