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I Love Myself

December 9, 2019 6:08 pm Published by Comments Off on I Love Myself

This post was written by a senior at CSUCI. I’d like to say I’ve had a good amount of control... View Article


Youth Mental Health First Aid

May 3, 2017 12:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Youth Mental Health First Aid

“Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and... View Article


Understanding Depression

January 30, 2017 3:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Understanding Depression

It’s hard to comprehend depression as someone who’s never felt it before – and I think the largest roadblock to that... View Article


December Giving

December 23, 2016 2:24 pm Published by Comments Off on December Giving

In the mood to give this holiday season? We learned about some wonderful prevention charities in line with Straight Up’s... View Article


Bullying and Mental Health

December 18, 2016 11:07 am Published by Comments Off on Bullying and Mental Health

“Bullying can have a lasting effect on a person’s mental health: A new study finds that children who were bullied... View Article


November Gratitude

November 30, 2016 3:18 pm Published by Comments Off on November Gratitude

Let’s use November and Thanksgiving as a launchpad toward utilizing grateful reflection in our every day lives. It’s a practice... View Article


The Value of Life

November 22, 2016 10:33 am Published by Comments Off on The Value of Life

*This post was written by Ventura County young adult, Alycia Eade. Back in those days, things like getting out of... View Article


Eating Disorders and Addiction

November 7, 2016 11:19 am Published by Comments Off on Eating Disorders and Addiction

*This post was written by Ventura High School Senior, Madison Jaffe. Although at first glance substance abuse and eating disorders... View Article