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5 signs of depression you shouldn’t ignore

Watching a friend struggle with their mental health can be painful. Here are some common symptoms of depression and ways to help a loved one who may be struggling.

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3 things everyone should know about stalking

Sometimes it can be hard to know where to draw the line between annoying, clingy interactions and stalking. Here are a few things that you may not know about stalking:

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What to do if you think someone is experiencing domestic violence or intimate partner abuse

During the COVID-19 pandemic incidents of domestic violence have increased. Here are some things you can do if you suspect someone is experiencing domestic violence or intimate partner abuse.

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5 ways to address racial trauma

Racial trauma is something that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) experience on a daily basis. In many cases this trauma can show up in subtle ways, making it difficult to identify emotions and address it in the moment. Here are 5 ways to begin addressing racial trauma.

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How to be a Buff: Supporting a friend after a traumatic experience

When upsetting things happen and people need someone to talk to, they usually turn to a friend, roommate or someone they trust. Here are some ways you can support a friend after a traumatic experience.

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Buff supporting Buffs: Helping a friend through trauma

It can be difficult to listen to a friend open up about a traumatic experience, and harder still to know how to respond. As part of their support system, you play a critical role in a survivor's recovery and well-being.

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Buffs supporting Buffs during Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Abuse Awareness Month

Intimate partner abuse/domestic violence happens in all communities, and the way we respond to survivors matters, often influencing their decisions to seek out further help and affecting the healing process.

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Buffs supporting Buffs through traumatic events

Traumatic events happen every day, and the CU Boulder community is not exempt. The way we respond to survivors matters, often influencing their decisions to seek out further help and affecting the healing process.

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January is National Stalking Awareness Month

While legal definitions vary, a working definition of stalking is “a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.”