In the Public Interest Discusses Mental Health

By Amanda Forbes and Aaron Derton
In the Public Interest Hosts

Mental health is important at every stage of life; from childhood to adolescence and through adulthood. Factors contributing to mental health problems could include biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry, or life experiences, such as trauma, abuse, and family history. This week’s In the Public Interest aims to put a spotlight on issues that affect students at Texas State and around the world.

If you missed the episode, you can listen to the full story below.

Out first story is by Martin Ramirez. He explores how anxiety seeps into the lives of college students.

Our next story comes from Elizabeth Parrish who explored the mental health issue known as PTSD.

Our last story is from Jonathan Gonzalez who explores suicide prevention and intervention for students.

Remember to tune in Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 11 am to catch In the Public Interest. You can also like our Facebook page and tell us what you think of the show.

Featured illustration by Joseph Bonney.

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