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The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

The Student News Site of Rock Bridge High School

Bearing News

[Source: Lesley Thalhuber] Art by Kelsey Morgret

Outreach counselors offer hope, compassion, optimism to student body

Ji-Sung Lee November 16, 2017

[dropcap style="light" size="4"]W[/dropcap]hen junior Kayla West walks through the halls of the school, a simple smile from outreach counselor Lesley Thalhuber can change how she feels. It’s Thalhuber’s...

Photo of counselor consulting with student

Students struggle with mental illnesses in schools

Kayla West May 16, 2017

Certain high school students like junior Nikki Briggs have experienced the negative effects of mental illness. During Briggs’ freshman year, it was hard for her to understand the disorder she was battling,...

2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk brings community attention to suicide prevention

2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk brings community attention to suicide prevention

Madison Wright October 19, 2016

This month, the Mid-Missouri chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide prevention sponsored its 2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk at Stephens Lake Park. Event coordinators Rebecca Pamperl and Woody...

Art by Rochita Ghosh / Source: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Local suicide prevention walk aims to reduce stigma

Rochita Ghosh October 7, 2016

The prevalence of mental illness and suicide does not go unnoticed in today’s society. As of April 2016, the suicide rate in the United States increased 24 percent between 1999 and 2014, with approximately...

Habits may buy happiness

Alice Yu November 11, 2015

For an estimated half a million Americans, the decrease in temperatures during the late fall and winter season also drags down their mood. This depression disorder is known as Seasonal Affective Disorder...

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