Exploring ways to help people with depression

October 22, 2020

The Los Angeles Community College District created a safe place for constituents to share their personal experiences with depression and other mental issues. They hosted a mental health workshop to introduce ways to identify and support people with mental health issues.


OPINION: Mental health services offer help to students

By Miguel Barragan Mental health services are more important than ever, after new international survey revealed one third of college freshman suffer from mental health symptoms. The World Health Organization’s World Mental Health International College Student Initiative, published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology on Sept. 13, had over 13,000 students from nineteen colleges in eight countries, including Mexico and the U.S., participate. Researchers found 35 percent of students reported…

October 7, 2018

South Gate forms mental health program

By Joseph Recinos East Los Angeles College in conjunction with J.A.D.E family services has joined forces to provide personal counseling and self-improvement workshops. J.A.D.E is a well established non- profit organization that has been around since the 1970’s and provides various types of counseling services for the South Los Angeles area. Dean of the South Gate Campus, Al Rios said that the effort to bring these mental health services to…

May 10, 2013