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SLP Mind creates safe space for students

SLP Mind creates safe space for students

Maddie Schutte

January 31, 2020

Noticing the stigma around mental health in society, junior Emma Heinzen said she felt passionate about starting a club that provides a space for students to connect and act on mental health issues.  “I feel like a lot of people think that they're alone in dealing with (mental health), but everyone...

Fire department raises money for cancer awareness

Pink T-shirts available for purchase at the St. Louis Park Fire Station 1. The shirts cost $20 and are being sold in support of breast cancer awareness.

Gabriel Kaplan

November 25, 2019

John Wolff, St. Louis Park’s deputy fire chief, said he believes the fire department’s pink T-shirt sales — which support the local Jane Brattain Breast Center — will make a positive impact on the community. “We’re trying to help where we can. It’s a small gesture on our part to support f...

Recent mass shootings increase mental health stigma

Recent mass shootings increase mental health stigma

Isaac Wahl

March 13, 2018

The recent mass school shooting in Florida and the Trump administration’s response provokes many questions and debates exploring the correlation between mental illness and gun violence. According to The New York Times, the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida was one of the deadliest school shootings in the U.S...

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