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The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

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The Student News Site of Alexandria City High School

Theogony

President Promise Duah, a senior, leads a discussion at the Mental Health Matters Club meeting.

Minding Mental Health

Nadja Duss, Staff Writer December 5, 2023

Late last year current ACHS seniors Promise Duah and Kalista Hines revived the Mental Health Matters Club, which has now reached over 15 members. “I wanted to be a part of a chill, judgment-free community...

An drawing of a blue man surrounded by a black gradient.

A Hidden Demographic 

Yahney-Marie Sangaré, Editor May 3, 2023
The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (NADA) reports that 9% of Americans will suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime. With anorexia (a type of eating disorder) having the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, and conversations about mental health drastically increasing in a post-pandemic era, challenges still exist in having inclusive awareness. Specifically, of the nearly 30 million Americans who will suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime, 25% will be male. 
I Found Community Through a TV Show.  Heres How.

I Found Community Through a TV Show. Here’s How.

September 15, 2022
I found my community in a Crystal City hotel because of a TV show. It was my main source of happiness for over a year. During the lockdown era of the pandemic, I learned how important human interaction is to my mental health and how unhappy I am without it.
Students’ Opinions on the Thanksgiving Break Extension

Students’ Opinions on the Thanksgiving Break Extension

November 9, 2021
On Friday, October 29, it was announced that Thanksgiving break would be extended to a full week November 22 through 26, instead of just the 24 through the 26. It was cited that the break was lengthened to give students and staff a mental health break.
Hows Your Mental Health?

How’s Your Mental Health?

June 11, 2020
We all know the Coronavirus is disrupting every aspect of our lives, from work, to school, hanging out with friends, or just going outside. However, the Coronavirus is also affecting something that you might not notice, your mental health.
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