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WSU psychologists find distinctions for sexual orientation
November 19, 2015

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have established a categorical distinction between people who are heterosexual and those who are not. They also found notable issues on several mental health fronts.

Mental health resources vital for WSU community
October 28, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Although mental health issues affect a growing number of students, faculty and staff, Washington State University has many outstanding resources available.

March 3: Scholar explores history, gender, mental health
February 23, 2015

Ross-80PULLMAN, Wash. – “A Madwoman in Suburbia: Life In and Out of Asylums” will be discussed at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in the Honors Hall lounge by Susan Dente Ross, Washington State University 2014-15 humanities fellow.

Alumnus wins statewide award for mental health reporting
September 3, 2014

Jones-80SEATTLE – Jacob Jones, a graduate of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University, is the 2014 winner of the Washington Mental Health Reporting Award. A staff writer for the Inlander in Spokane, he won for a series on how the criminal justice system handles people living with mental illness.

Rock Doc column: Mental health gaining equal standing
January 2, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – When I was a kid, Jimmy Carter was in the White House. His wife, Rosalynn, was quite an active first lady. She sat in on official meetings held by her husband and was said to be one of his closest advisors.

Campus-community mental health eyed
June 12, 2007

Life in a small town like Pullman can seem a little … well, mundane, even boring. Yet in times of crisis, the unseen benefits of such a close-knit community have a way of becoming more apparent. The comprehensive mental health care system available for students at WSU is one example of such quiet collaboration.Barbara Hammond, director of WSU Counseling and Testing Services for nearly 20 years, believes it is Pullman’s small town atmosphere that helps provide an interconnected safety net for students not typical of many universities.In fact, the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law — an advocacy group for people with mental health problems located … » More …