Study Drugs and Their Dangers

With the pressure to succeed always rising, the consumption of study drugs follows. Although they may seem attractive, these substances come along with a long list of risks for the user. This article attempts to briefly list a few popular study drugs and the risks associated with them. 1. Amphetamines (Adderall, Dexedrine, and Vyvanse) According…

Sexual Health in College Aged Students

By the age of 25, one in two sexually active people will have had a sexually transmitted infection and may not know it. In the United States, there are 20 million new STIs each year, and individuals aged 15-24 account for half of them. That’s more than all the people in the entire state of…

Improving Self-Esteem

As we luxuriate in the emerging warm weather and the end of classes, you may be reminded of fresh starts and new beginnings. You might feel like you’ve lost touch with your sense of identity while battling winter’s hibernation.   Self-esteem impacts goal setting, openness to opportunities, functioning in interpersonal relationships, and overall mood. While…

CHC Patient Portal reduces visit times and enables safer visits

The launch of the Campus Health Center’s (CHC) Patient Portal is more imperative now than ever in ensuring the efficiency and safety of all patients in the wake of COVID-19. The Patient Portal allows patients to pay bills, fill out important paperwork and access personal medical information entirely online, with no face-to-face interaction needed. “Being…

Free Webinar: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As part of the Wayne State University Campus Health Center’s (CHC) mission to transition its health programming online, the CHC, the Suicide Prevention Initiative, and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will host an hour-long webinar titled Suicide Prevention 101: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention During the Coronavirus Pandemic. This webinar is designed to teach how…