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Tag Archive: recovery

Hiding Behind Alcohol

June 28, 2021 11:26 am Published by Comments Off on Hiding Behind Alcohol

By Tara McKee Having a rough life as a child and not really being able to talk freely about my... View Article


David’s Story

May 25, 2021 11:59 am Published by Comments Off on David’s Story

Written by Mackenzie Billotti, a CSUCI Service-Learning student. For privacy purposes the name of my interviewee has been changed. The... 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


Red Ribbon Week!

October 28, 2016 11:59 am Published by Comments Off on Red Ribbon Week!

We’ve been visiting schools around Ventura County this week (and most weeks, but especially this week!) to get youth involved... View Article


September is Suicide Awareness Month

September 30, 2016 2:46 pm Published by Comments Off on September is Suicide Awareness Month

September is Suicide Awareness Month. For some of us, the subject of suicide may seem like a foreign language. After... View Article