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Where and how to get professional help after sexual assault

How and where to get professional help after sexual assault or harassment.
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A self-care plan for survivors of sexual assault and harassment

Try these self-care strategies after experiencing sexual assault or harassment.
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4 ways to start building a positive body image today

Rate this article and enter to winMany of us have felt dissatisfied with some aspect of our physical appearance. And it’s no wonder: Everywhere we look—social media, TV shows, magazines, advertisements—we’re bombarded with unattainable,...
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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, Grand Forks, 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 my...
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Ask the health educator: “How do you know if you’re in a healthy relationship?”

—Eric, Oneonta, New YorkAh, don’t we all want to have a happy and healthy relationship with our partner? Sometimes it can be easy to see and you can tell in your gut if your...
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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 after-school activities and responsibilities, and new thoughts about the future can give us all the feels—from super psyched to super stressed. Even if you’re...
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Students get real about race—and how to help each other

Rate this article and enter to winWhen did you last talk about race? Chances are, it was within recent days (maybe hours). Racism is a major element of national and lunch-table discussions, and a...
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Ask the counselor: How do I know if my romantic partner’s dependency is unhealthy?

 “How do I know if my romantic partner’s dependency is unhealthy?”—Sam*, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaLet’s start with the basics of a healthy relationship: You give and you receive. For a time, it...
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Is a friendship taking over your life?

Rate this article and enter to winFriendships are important for everyone, whether you like to hang out in big groups or focus on your closest buddies. Friends can make you laugh and can listen...