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What to say when your friend’s been sexually assaulted

Rate this article and enter to winNo one wants to think that our friends or acquaintances might have been sexually assaulted or abused. Yet statistics suggest that we all know survivors, whether or not...
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9 ways to support a friend in an abusive relationship

Rate this article and enter to winRelationships are emotionally complex; even the best will have moments of conflict, sadness, and anger, along with joy and fulfillment. How people treat each other in those difficult...
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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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Ask the counselor: “What’s the best way to help a friend mourn the loss...

—Jennifer T., University of North DakotaSeveral years ago, I was working on a project that involved hearing from teens who had recently experienced the death of a parent. I’d never met them before, but...
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Talk it out: The science behind therapy and how it can help you

Rate this article and enter to winNew class expectations, new living situations, and navigating newfound independence can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re loving your student life,...
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Strategies for supporting men who’ve experienced sexual violence

Rate this article and enter to winMost of us have supported friends through difficult times, such as a break-up, academic pressure, or family issues. But how do we step up and provide support when...
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Bystander intervention goes professional: 4 tips for stepping in on the job

Rate this article and enter to winHere’s something most of us know, and the research backs up: Small actions make a big difference, especially when it comes to preventing sexual harassment and assault. If...
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With someone who drank too much? How you can help

Rate this article and enter to winYou might be familiar with this scenario: You’re out with your friends and everyone is enjoying themselves—swaying to the music, unwinding, and perhaps throwing back a few drinks....
Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
Opioid epidemic: What it looks like, what it means, & what to do

Opioid epidemic: What it looks like, what it means, & what to do

Rate this article and enter to win What do you know about opioid abuse and addiction? Take our quiz to see how your knowledge compares to other students’, and find answers to questions like these:...