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LMC English instructor publishes book

LMC English instructor publishes book

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

May 22, 2020

Los Medanos College assistant English instructor L.D. Green, who teaches composition, creative writing and literature, recently published a collection of essays and stories which explore people's struggles with the mental health care system and challenge the prevailing models of mental health. Green...

Stop the stigma on mental illness

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Mental illness is often unjustly blamed for massive problems that plague society. It is often the first thing many politicians blame for great acts of violence in the nation. For exam- ple President Trump blamed mass-shootings that have become more prevalent in America largely due to mental illness....

It’s okay not to know life’s ‘plan’

Spencer Batute, @batutie_

October 11, 2019

I graduated from high school as your typical type-A student: a 4.0+ GPA, a résumé with many AP classes, and a class rank just shy of top ten. Shortly after moving away to college, I encountered one of my first serious bouts with major depression and anxiety. My pre-existing performance anxiety in school a...

Prioritize mental health

Brenna Enos, benos@lmcexperience.com

May 3, 2018

Have you ever sacrificed your mental health due to an overload of school assignments? Perhaps you’ve kept yourself awake into the early hours of the morning to finish a project. Maybe you’ve pushed away your relationships, because they’ve become too distracting. Or you have even had a mental breakdown,...

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