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5 Ways to Fight the Stigma Around Mental Illness

One of the most important parts of Mental Health Awareness Month is working to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. With 1 in 5 adults in the United States living with a mental illness, and half of all chronic mental illnesses beginning by age 14, it’s important we offer support and guidance in place of judgement and negativity.* If you or a loved one are living with a mental illness, take a look at five ways in which you can help fight both external and internal stigmas:

05.23.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Four Common Misconceptions About Mental Illness

While the discussion around mental health has improved in recent years, there is still a lot of work to be done. Misconceptions, often based on misinformation, are one of the biggest problems contributing to the uphill battle in the fight to normalize discussions about mental health. Here are four common misconceptions about mental illness and why they aren’t true.

05.16.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Five Effective Ways to Cope With Stress

Stress is a natural part of life. We experience it when we are feeling overwhelmed or when we’re dealing with new or unexpected obstacles. This is especially true when you’re navigating your teen years, trying to discover who you are and where you fit in the world. While stress can sometimes be beneficial in pushing us through difficult situations and making us stronger, there are times when it takes a detrimental toll on both our mental and physical health. Here are five effective ways to manage your stress:

05.09.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

How One High School Student Has Taken Control of Her Education While Living With Depression

Jane*, a 16-year-old sophomore, is like any other teenager. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and unwinding with hobbies such as performing and drawing. And, like any other teenager, she deals with obstacles that sometimes hinder her happiness, including her mental health.

05.02.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Social and Emotional Learning Gives Students an Advantage in Life

In high school, students learn about the Civil War, the basic properties of a cell, the structure of a sentence, and the right way to solve algebraic equations. But to get through high school, college, and the rest of their lives, they need a little more than that. This is where social and emotional learning (SEL) comes into play, and it may just be the most important aspect of a student’s high school career.

04.25.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Why Are Half of Arizona High School Graduates Not Attending College?

Every year, the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) releases a report on college enrollment and completion based on current enrollment data. In 2017, Arizona had a total of 71,337 students graduate from its public high schools. However, nearly half of them, 33,812, did not go on to enroll in a two or four-year college.

04.11.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

Course Review: BioBeyond

If we told you that you could take a trip to Mars or journey into a cell, would you believe us? You should, because it’s all possible through an innovative course called BioBeyond.

03.28.2019 - ASU Prep Digital

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