Mental Health On Campus

By John Plue College is a time for students to hone their skills and learn new ones. To most, it is a significant change from their previous schooling. This change can be easy for some, and more challenging for others. Either way, this environment can have a tremendous effect on students, be it their physical health, mental health, behavioral health, […]

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Social Anxiety Affects College Students

By Aaron Dias What was the biggest part of your decision to live at college? For many people, it was the idea that the “college experience” was an once-in-a-lifetime experience. It was the thing that everyone, from your parents to the student tour guides, keeps telling you about:  “When I was in my freshman year, I never left my room. […]

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Need to talk?

By Stephanie Griffin Do you need somewhere safe to go when you need to talk? Well, you’re in luck. Fitchburg State University offers services that are free of charge to students in the Counseling Services office. “Counseling Services is helpful. It made me feel like I had a place to go and talk and somewhere to feel safe.” Jenny O’ […]

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Counseling Services is more than just ‘all ears’

By Jessica Auriemma “Honestly I just wish that I had a better idea of what Counseling Services actually does on campus.” This seems to be the overall feeling about Counseling Services. Many students have only a basic idea of what this facility does, but a quick visit to their office or website provides students with information about the services offered. According […]

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Counseling Services offers a helping hand

By Rebecca Leonard Walking across campus every student looks, in one way or another, happy. You’d never guess that any of them need someone to talk to. It’s very common that students sometimes need to vent but believe that there is no one there to listen. Fortunately, there is a solution right on campus. Fitchburg State University has been offering […]

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