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Administration fails to lower guidance counselor caseloads

Administration fails to lower guidance counselor caseloads

Emily Trelstad, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Many of my friends, and many of the people at this school, rarely go to see their guidance counselor. And when they do, they have to wait outside their office for what feels like hours on end, just to get a simple question answered. I am in a unique position where my self-advocacy for attention f...

Mental disorders diagnosed and medicated too often

Afik Zaarur, Contributing Writer

June 7, 2018

If you live in America there is a high chance you know someone who suffers from depression; one in five people in America have severe depression. It was hardly like this 20 years ago, when only one in every 184 people were clinically depressed. During the last few years there has been an increase in the numb...

New Post-Secret U display aims to increase mental health dialogue

New Post-Secret U display aims to increase mental health dialogue

Ani Mathison, Assistant Photo Manager

May 17, 2017

BHS Active Minds is a new club that exists nationwide and is active in many colleges. The goal of the club is to destigmatize mental health, open up conversations about mental health and create a safe space to have those conversations.The 21st Century Fund granted the club money to put together the Po...

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