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A long line of people wait to get into Water Street Tavern on Oct. 28, 2023.

Students get their spook on for Halloween weekend

Andrew Bowie, Adrianna Quinlan, and MinJee Yoo October 28, 2023

Students recover and look ahead Fraternity houses lay empty the morning after Friday night parties with cans strewn everywhere but nobody to be seen. Still, some go-getter students were up and moving...

Kent Running2bWell group.

Running2bWell resumes outdoor in-person meetups, regaining participation

Anthony Elder Reporter May 2, 2021

Running2bWell resumed in-person meetups on March 15. The return follows several months of Zoom meetings and lowered participation. Now, the organization sees many people returning and operates similarly...

Running2bWell plans to begin meeting again once COVID-19 numbers are down.

Running2bWell helps people work toward recovery through fitness

Anthony Elder Reporter February 19, 2021

Running2bWell is a nonprofit organization that uses running groups and fitness activities to help people in recovery for addiction as well as some dealing with mental illness. The organization was founded...

What no one tells us about mental health

Alexa Marco, Thrive collab August 3, 2020

Starting college can be a huge stress among new students. Most students go straight from graduating high school to attending college or university, and threemonths of summer in between sometimes isn’t...

Easter Gibson-Maximovich looks through old photos in her apartment.

DO NOT PUBLISH Breaking the cycle: Ravenna woman recovers from addiction, abuse

Michael Indriolo March 18, 2019 Gibson-Maximovich doesn’t remember exactly when she started drinking, but based on a worn, blurry old photo of her sipping a cup of whiskey her father gave her, she...

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Kent State student writes personal play about mental health issues and recovery

Hannah Kelley November 10, 2018

“What’s hard on your heart is good for your art.”This is the motto of Emelia Sherin, a 21-year-old Kent State public relations major in the midst of writing her second play.Sherin’s first play...

The Long Way Back

Todd ‘Z-Man’ Zalkins: An inspiring story of addiction coming to Kent State

Vanessa Gresley September 5, 2018

A story of redemption and recovery is coming to Kent State.The Long Way Back: The Story of Todd Z-Man Zalkins, a film showcasing the journey of one man through the loss of his friend, former singer of...

The Kent State athletic departments state-of-the-art cryotherapy chamber. The $50,000 device is being used to help student-athletes recover from minor bumps, bruises and soreness after competitions and practices. 

‘Like something out of a spaceship’: Kent State athletes use cryotherapy for recovery

Cameron Hoover February 4, 2018

Jordan Korinek and the Kent State women’s basketball team needed a quick and simple way to recover after a grueling road trip at the Play4Kay Showcase in Las Vegas, which saw the Flashes play three games...

Empowering students through recovery

Austin Farber February 9, 2016

University Health Services is hosting Empowering Students in Recovery, a program targeted at students suffering from addiction support and assistance. The group will meet every Thursday to offer a judgment...

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