Health

Know the Signs

With the recent suicide of Robin Williams, I think it was a very heartbreaking yet harsh reality about depression and suicide.  I’m glad that it is bringing awareness to the topic.  Because we work in housing, we may be the ones who catch on to these signs more than parents or families of students who…

Binge Drinking – Educating and Alternatives

Time.com health writer, Alexandra Sifferin, recently published an article on alternative strategies by colleges and universities to reduce binge drinking.  Sifferin notes that some in our field consider traditional public health campaigns outdated.  Considering alternatives, she referenced University at Buffalo research, which identified a possible new approach to public health campaigns.  The research highlights the…