Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month! Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, race, gender or background.  Suicidal thoughts, although common, should not be considered normal and often indicate more serious issues. Every year thousands of individuals die by suicide. As part of National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we've been sharing resources and … Continue reading Poetry and Prozac: Alumna Maya Williams ’18 Smashing The Stigma

Suicide Awareness: Meet BSW Student, Sydney Wolf, and UNE Active Minds

September is National Suicide Prevention Month!  As part of this month, we aim to: Spotlight members of our community who are taking action to raise awareness Provide  resources for all and help to...........   BSW Student, Sydney Wolf '22, will kick us off!  A little bit about Sydney:  Sydney Wolf  is a Junior BSW major, … Continue reading Suicide Awareness: Meet BSW Student, Sydney Wolf, and UNE Active Minds

Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Charlotte Warren supports new bill to address mental health system in Maine

Portland Press Herald reports that Democrats in the Legislature are moving forward with a bill to create a task force that will take a sweeping look at Maine’s fragmented mental health system.  Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, sponsor of the bill, explains that it is meant to fill the holes in a system that is failing … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Charlotte Warren supports new bill to address mental health system in Maine