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The quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, this athlete has advocated for suicide prevention and mental health awareness by founding the Faith. Fight. Finish. Foundation. 

Who is Dak Prescott?


American actor, businessman, and professional wrestler (WWE Smackdown). Has been very open about his struggles with depression and works hard to break the "big tough guy" stigma. Hint: he rocks. 

Who is Dwayne Johnson?


Reaching out to or making phone calls to these people can help improve your day and overall outlook of life. 

Who are family/loved ones?


Accumulation of stresses, anxieties, and depressors can keep you up at night - leading to:

What is insomnia/lack of sleep?


Go hang out with furry friends and decompress after a stressful week of classes/events

What are Therapy Dog Sessions?


Former competitive swimmer and considered the most decorated Olympian with 28 medals. He has been open about his struggles with depression and anxiety, and he worked with Talkspace to encourage others to incorporate mental health provisions into their New Years' Resolutions.

Who is Michael Phelps?


American actor, comedian, and writer. Known for his SNL skits and history of dating A-list celebrities. He is also a role model for many because of his openness about his struggles with depression and borderline personality disorder since he was nine years old. 

Who is Pete Davidson?


Doing this not only keeps you in shape and physically healthy, but it also helps relieve stress, improve sleep, and reduce the risk of the affects of depression and anxiety.

What is exercise?


You are sitting at the cafe and your normally fun-loving friend snaps at you for making a joke. You should check on your friend, as they may be experiencing ___________. 

What is irritability?


Our awesome Director of Counseling Services!

Who is Misty Palmatier?


Current co-host of Showtime's Inside the NFL, and also played in the NFL from 2006-2018. Became a public health advocate for mental health awareness following his diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.

Who is Brandon Marshall?


Canadian singer and pop icon who has been very public about his mental health struggles. He has partnered with BetterHelp to help provide free online access to therapy. Has also donated lots of money to support other mental health advocates in their efforts. 

Who is Justin Bieber?


Picking up this bad habit not only causes respiratory issues, it can also increase the risk of mood disorders, worsen the symptoms of depression and anxiety, increase overall stress levels, and worsening preexisting mental health conditions. 

What is vaping?


You have a lot of assignments due this week and you JUST can't make yourself do the work. You are experiencing ___________. 

What is low motivation?


Our (also wonderful) Assistant Director of Counseling Services

Who is Stephanie Fortin?


Professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls (NBA). Position: small forward. Famously shared a tweet in 2018 regarding mental health struggles, writing: "This depression get the best of me..." He now advocates for the mental health of athletes nationally. 

Who is DeMar DeRozan?


Platinum rapper based out of Michigan who has collaborated on songs with celebrities such as: Nipsey Hussle, Jhene Aiko, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, etc. Is currently writing a book called "Go Higher," where he focuses on his pursuit of mental wellness as a music artist. His openness to discuss mental health has made him a role model for men of all ages. 

Who is Big Sean?


Depression causes extreme tiredness, brain fog, and negative thinking, which can make certain tasks very difficult for people. These tasks include: (Multiple answers apply here, give me two) 

What are: bathing, showering, brushing teeth, shaving, morning routine, doing laundry, cleaning dishes?


You and your buddies meet up every Wednesday night to play board games and chat about man things. For the past couple of weeks, your friend Steven has been skipping out on your regular game nights. This can be worrying, as your friend is beginning to show signs of _________ and _________. 

What are withdrawal and isolation?

Counselor available through Lyco's Counseling Services that speaks fluent Spanish! She provides translation services throughout the community as well as offers Spanish-speaking therapy to individuals, couples, and families. 

Who is Darlene Garcia-Johnson?