Tag: Mental Health

Destigmatizing mental health problems for college athletes

USF offers its student athletes in-house mental health services. Dr. Lee Dorpfeld helps student athletes with a variety of problems that include balancing school, work and a social life. ORACLE FILE PHOTO USF offers its student athletes in-house mental health services. NCAA athletes are supported both physically and academically. Most Division […]

Students gather to combat mental health stigma

Heidi Petracco, the associate director of clinical and prevention services at the Counseling Center, encouraged students to seek mental health assistance if needed. ORACLE PHOTO/JACKIE BENITEZ Students and faculty stood unified Wednesday night, sharing experiences of loss, struggle and inspiring perseverance with personal stories surrounding mental health and suicide.  In […]

Yoga enables students to ease anxiety and stress

Campus Recreation offers various yoga classes that range in difficulty throughout the week and are free for students. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/CAMPUS RECREATION College is not an easy time for many people in terms of mental health. Some students have to juggle classes, internships, personal lives and jobs; a feat […]

Counseling Center aims to relieve student stress

USF’s Counseling Center offers group sessions. ORACLE PHOTO/NICOLE CATE When getting ready for college, most students’ first stop is usually Staples or Office Depot. Books, pens and other stationary top the list of things to get together. One thing that some people forget to prepare for is mental health. Most […]