Students Gather for Mental Health Symposium

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Todd Hunter Press Release 9.23.22

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National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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September is named as National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This awareness month was initiated to educate communities on the importance of early detection and intervention in the fight against childhood cancers. According to the National Cancer Institute, cancer death rates for children have declined, but remains the leading cause of death among children. The most…

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Hispanic Heritage Month

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September 15th through October 15th is recognized as Hispanic Heritage Month. Hispanics are the largest minority group in the country, so it is important to celebrate the dynamic and diverse Hispanic cultures. The purpose of Hispanic Heritage Month is to acknowledge the incredible work that the Hispanic community has accomplished and to celebrate Hispanic traditions…

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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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The month of September is recognized as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, ovarian cancer is rare since only 1.3% of women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Yet, it is the number one cause of cancer-related death among women. Additionally, in 2022 it is estimated that 19,880 women will be…

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Suicide Prevention Month

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September is recognized as Suicide Prevention Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the second leading cause of death among people between the ages 10-34. In addition to this, suicide is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. Along with this, the National Alliance on Mental Illness reports…

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