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Johnson: Meditation improves mental health, social health

Lexi Johnson, Columnist
October 6, 2019

The widespread benefits of incorporating a regular meditation practice into a daily routine has the power to grant us more control over stressful events, while promoting healthier mental habits overall. Our...

OSU suicide prevention coordinator Jim Gouveia working at his standing desk. Gouveia believes that finding balance and being true to oneself are beneficial to one’s mental health.

OSU works to destigmatize mental health

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
January 8, 2018

Mental health organizations reach out, connect with community.Oregon is ranked last in the country for treatment of people with mental health problems, according to oregonlive.com (The Oregonian). However,...

Arnold Dining Center will be the only dining center open on campus during winter break. Arnold is located on the south end of the OSU campus.

OSU facilities continue to provide for students, staff during winter break

Arianna Schmidt, News Contributor
December 10, 2017

Some campus locations decreasing operation hours during break. As students all over Oregon State University prepare their travel plans and packing lists for winter break, crews on campus are preparing...

During Mindful Meditation sessions, participants sit on mats and cushions facing the meditation instructor. The instructor talks the participant through what to think about and focus on during the session. 

Mindful Meditation groups work to combat negative mental health through guided sessions

CAPS program offers classes to beginners, advanced meditators.Counseling and Psychological Services provides Oregon State University students a chance to take a breather and discover peace from the present...

Jim Gouveia is a staff counselor and suicide risk reduction coordinator at Counseling and Psychological Services. Gouveia leads suicide prevention trainings for the Oregon State University community called Gatekeeper trainings.

Counseling and Psychological Services provides mental health resources

Melinda Myers News Contributor
September 15, 2017

Oregon State University provides mental health resources and support for students, staff and faculty within the community.OSU’s mental health resource, Counseling and Psychological Services, is housed...

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