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Story by Jamie Sontany / Contributing Writer Photo by Toriana Williams / News Editor Middle Tennessee State University held its Suicide Prevention Mental Health and Wellness Virtual Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Hosted by Counseling Services counselors as well as staff from the June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students, the fair featured presentations …

Photo and story by Kristi Jone / Contributing Writer The Social Work Department, Counseling Services and Middle Tennessee Police Department came together Tuesday to set up the first annual Wellness Fair to raise awareness about staying safe on campus, as well as student’s actions and the consequences that can follow. The event was set up …

Photo and story by Davida Johnson / Contributing Writer MTSU’S Psi Chi and Psychology Club was in the Student Union Commons on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. this week raising money for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. “The hotline is for anybody to call when they are having suicidal thoughts …

Photo by Samantha Hearn/Sidelines Archive  Every year, freshmen flood college and university campuses expecting to have the time of their life, many unaware of the danger they are in. Preparedness is a word of contention when speaking of sexual assault and rape. It could be argued that we all in some way anticipate bad things to happen …

The WeMatter Suicide Prevention Movement visited MTSU Thursday to educate students on ways to recognize the warning signs of suicide within their social circles. WeMatter is partnered with the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network and works to spread suicide awareness across the state. A few MTSU students shared their thoughts and personal experiences with suicide and …