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Two clubs at ARC come together for a common goal

Kevin Kirby, computer science major and computer programer for NAMI, designs a new website for mental health and community resources in the Design Hub on Oct. 23, 2018 (Photo by Christian Sutton)
October 25, 2018

American River College’s National Alliance for Mental Illness chapter joined the Life is Worth the Walk (LWW) club to debut a new website for mental health and community resources at a college hour on...

Life is Worth the Walk brings mental health awareness to ARC

American River College students support Life is Worth the Walk by making bracelets to support the wellness in the  Cafeteria on Oct. 20. (Photo by Cierra Quintana)
October 20, 2016

Life is Worth the Walk held an event at American River College on Thursday to support mental, physical and spiritual wellness. “We started to raise awareness for suicide prevention and bullying prevention,”...

Opinion: ARC students discuss mental health stigmas in black community

Seeking assistance for mental health problems can start with something as simple as picking up a brochure at ARC's health clinic. (Photo by Shiavon Chatman)
October 6, 2016

There are a few taboo topics usually avoided at all costs in conversation, including sex, politics, religion, and mental health.   Especially in the black community, mental health is something that...

NAMI sheds light on mental illness

Representive of the National Alliance of Mental Illness, Nicole Williams, hosted this presentation about the different warning signs of a peaking illness amongst our friends and family on Friday. (Photo by Karen Reay)
December 9, 2015

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) held a presentation about mental illnesses and the misconceptions about them on Friday in the DSPS conference room. The presenter from NAMI, Nicole Williams,...

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