Health & Wellness Section
It is estimated that 85 percent of Americans know someone personally who has died of suicide, according to a 2012 study titled Suicide Bereavement and Complicated Grief.
In the depths of depression, a young Abraham Lincoln wrote a letter to his law partner in 1841 that hinted at possible suicidal intentions.
Recent suicides in Yellow Springs and beyond have galvanized those working in and around the village to prevent suicide.
The Antioch College Office of Student Life, in association with the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Greene County, will host a local mental health first-aid training on Friday, June 1, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
The Wellness Center at Antioch College will host several opportunities to attend yoga classes at no charge throughout the summer.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, is observing the month by participating in a new national campaign called “CureStigma.”
Free educational sessions aimed at preparing patients to apply for medical marijuana cards will be held by The Hope 4 U during the month of April.
The House of AUM will be hosting an International Women’s Day event on March 8.
In 2011 villager Lynda Terry felt unusually tired. In the middle of the night, she woke up feeling nauseous, with a strange pain radiating down her arm. Though the symptoms weren’t the ones most would expect, Terry believed she was having a heart attack.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is trying to determine whether vapors from an underground plume of toxic chemicals expose neighbors of a federal cleanup to dangerous levels of carcinogens, or if residents are safe from immediate and long-term harm.