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All the Bright Places deals with mental health issues.

The Book Look: Novel highlights mental health issues

May 15, 2019

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven was a very tearful reading for me. It makes you see how a person suffering from depression is affected as well as the people around them. It didn’t just make me cry, however. It made me think. Think of friends, family, school, lovers, and teachers. It’s that...

Musical Seoul: Death of Korean idol prompts discussion of mental health in South Korea

Kim Jonghyun performs at SM Town Live in July 2017.

Mariene Sanchez, Musical Seoul Columnist

February 27, 2018

SHINEE member Kim Jonghyun tragically took his own life. As one of the biggest Korean idols, his death impacted many fans, idols, friends, and family. He was only 27 when he died on December 18, 2017. As he likely needed desperate help with his depression, he comforted others with his music as well....

The Bug: Reach out for help if you are feeling depressed

Martha Inguanzo, The Bug Columnist

May 6, 2015

The teenage years can be tough, and it’s perfectly normal to feel sad or irritable every now and then. But if these feelings don’t go away or become so intense that you can’t handle them, you may be suffering from depression. Depression can lead to very serious damages upon themselves or among others. Depression is feelings of severe despondency and dejection. In other words, it’s when a person feels very sad, hopeless, and unimportant and often is unable to live in a normal way. When you’re depressed, it...

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