Marquette Wire

Seminar to shed light on depression

Elise Angelopulos

September 13, 2012

Nearly one out of ten Americans suffer from light or chronic depression, a serious affliction that especially affects students dealing with the stress of moving away from home to begin college. The College of Health Sciences...

Groups raise awareness for mental health

Andrew Phillips

October 14, 2010

In light of the recent suicide of Rutgers University freshman Tyler Clementi, last week’s observances of Mental Illness Awareness Week and National Depression Screening Day seem all too timely. Clementi took his own life Sep...

Backpack display raises suicide awareness

Jennie Jorgensen

April 29, 2010

Students walking through Central Mall yesterday were struck by the sight of hundreds of colorful backpacks dotting the lawn. Volunteers passed out Mardi Gras beads and popcorn, but the mood remained somber. The backpacks were...

Active Minds walks for suicide awareness

Laura England

November 24, 2009

By Laura England Special to the Tribune To conclude Mental Health Awareness Week, student group Active Minds sponsored the second annual Suicide/Depression Walk on Friday. Active Minds, which raises awareness about mental illness, has...

VIEWPOINT: Help for struggling students

Reader Submission

November 24, 2009

We extend our deepest sympathies to Andrew Siebenaler’s family and friends as they mourn his recent death. His parents’ gracious permission to allow Marquette to speak openly about his death allows us the chance to educate...