Massachusetts Daily Collegian

An open letter to the people who were kind when I was struggling

By Kate Leddy

January 26, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

To the people who were kind to me when I was struggling: most of you didn’t know that I was going through a difficult time. You didn’t know that just before we saw each other I had been crying about my body or self-harming...

Better Services for Mental Health

By Emily Merlino

March 26, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The reasons for this consistent rise in depression among college students remain unconfirmed, but it is clear that colleges must provide increasingly exemplary health services to students suffering from debilitating mental illnesses. To...

The secret truth about depression

By Victoria Knobloch

December 2, 2010

Filed under Columns

I wish someone had told me. I wish someone had told me that I had a disease. This disease has no cure. This disease can be fatal. I will fight this disease until the day I die. Some days will feel healthier than others, but t...