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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Mental illness is serious

Staff Editorial September 3, 2018

There’s a silent killer rampaging throughout the world right now. It creeps in, or lays dormant, until it starts making life unbearable and unbelievably difficult. That ‘killer’ is mental illness,...

End the stigma with mental illnesses

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Reporter September 3, 2018

I was recently told by someone that my mental illnesses are “all in my head” and that if I tried hard enough they would go away. First, I would like to say that that comment is completely false,...

Tilly-Ana Ceriser, an Eastern alum and motivational speaker, discusses how students can address mental health issues in Lumpkin Hall on Monday evening.

Speaker discusses mental health, how to find ‘PEACE of Mind’

Olivia Swenson-Hultz  , Associate News Editor February 12, 2018

After years of struggling with mental illness herself, Tilly-Ana Ceriser wanted to return to her alma mater, Eastern, to help others who might be experiencing the same challenges. Ceriser talked about...

You can overcome your depression

Andrew Paisley, Columnist January 29, 2018

Depression is an illness that hits people really hard sometimes. Some people are more affected than others, and it can be very serious. I have suffered from clinical depression since I was 13 years old. At...

Senior shares experience through art

Sisi Pascarella, Contributing Writer November 13, 2017

  Sharing her personal experience with mental illness, senior studio art major Ashley Dick displayed her art exhibit last week. Dick said she has been planning this show for about two years...

Counseling Center supports students

Maria Devito, Contributing Writer October 17, 2016

One in four students at American colleges have a diagnosable mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Specifically, Eastern’s Counseling Center is offered as a health...

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