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Tumblr can hurt

Tumblr can hurt

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

For some people social media is a place to escape and unwind. For those suffering with serious mental health issues, this could be a triggering place. Tumblr...

BC workshop fights mental illness stigma

Megan Fenwick, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2017

Bakersfield College’s Student Health and Wellness Center hosted a Movies for Mental Health workshop for students in collaboration with Art With Impact, a charity organization that strives to destigmatize mental illness through art. The event took place in Student Services 151 on Sept. 13 and provided students with material about resources on and off campus and food and...

Mental health is just as important for the students

Elizabeth Fernandez, Reporter

April 23, 2014

The Student Health & Wellness Center fee is included into every single Bakersfield College student’s tuition, and yet not many know or take advantage of the services being provided to them. The center is split into two departments – medical and mental. While the medical center is run by a doctor and a nurse, the mental division consists of Edie Warkentin, a licensed...

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