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KentWired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

KentWired

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to supporters during his rally at James A. Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016.

After the election, Trump-induced anxiety lingers

Cameron Gorman April 30, 2017

On the night of the election last November, Kent State junior political science major Haley Foster went to sleep before the results were broadcast across the nation, with the states on the map turning...

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OPINION: Prozac for Breakfast

Ile-Ife Okantah April 30, 2017

I was 5 years old when I first thought the world would be a better place without me. I was 5 years old when I decided that I did not want to be me anymore. I didn’t want the burden of being inside my...

How bigotry has created a mental health epidemic in the LGBTQ community

Ella Abbott and M.J. Eckhouse April 30, 2017

For some people, the mental health statistics of the LGBTQ community is a number they’ve heard in passing.For others, it’s an ingrained fact within their lives.LBGTQ Mental Health from KentWired.com...

Mental health services run deficit despite taxpayer’s growing share

Andrew Keiper April 30, 2017

Over the past decade, taxpayers across Summit County have shouldered an increasing share of mental health funding while state dollars have sharply declined.Summit’s Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental...

Regional campuses expanding mental health care options

Samantha Ickes April 30, 2017

Editor’s note: Samantha Ickes is the editor of The Burr, one of Kent State’s student magazines. See some of the magazine’s content here.More than 40 percent of college students experience anxiety...

Pink Slip, Gray Area

Cameron Gorman April 30, 2017

Editor’s note: This story first appeared in the Spring 2017 edition of The Burr, one of Kent State’s student magazines. See some of the magazine’s content here.I can still remember what led up to...

HEADER HERE FOR RACHEL’S STORY

Rachel Duthie April 30, 2017

Kent State is doubling the number of psychologists at University Psychological Services (UPS) to meet a demand that has increased by more than 450 students in the last six years.One new psychologist was...

Helplines provide anonymous support for those struggling

Jack Kopanski April 30, 2017

Since September 2013, there have been 33,332,285 texts into the national Crisis Text Line at 741-741. Texts about anxiety, depression, family issues, self-harming, and suicide are answered any time of...

Social media escalates mental health struggles

Olivia Minnier April 30, 2017

Social media usage appears to be a factor in the mental health of 18-to 24-year-old adults and is increasingly becoming a part of the equation for the rate at which they develop disorders and seek out...

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Student-produced play puts mental illness in spotlight

Alex Kamczyc April 30, 2017

In early April, the School of Theatre and Dance hosted a three-day festival that showcased completely student-run productions, covering a range of subjects. The festival featured four plays. The first...

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About Kent State Student Media

KentWired Staff April 30, 2017

KentWiredKentWired.com is the hub of all Kent State Student Media. Featuring top news, entertainment, community and campus news, sports and video, KentWired is the place to turn to for everything Kent....

Kent State President Beverly Warren talks to members of Kent State Student Media at the TV2 Studio in Franklin Hall on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. 

Warren takes on the topic of mental health

Lydia Taylor April 19, 2017

Editor's note: Once a month, editors and producers from The Kent Stater and TV2 interview Kent State President Beverly Warren about important issues to the university. The following is a Q&A of our...

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