awareness

Mental Awareness Fair Lets NDSU Students Know They’re Not Alone

The group sets out to tackle mental health issues with young adults across the country

FARGO, N.D. — A group which brings awareness to suicide adds NDSU to the more than 100 colleges they’ve visited. The ALIVE mental health fair taught students at the university about things like PTSD, anxiety and depression. Participants could test their knowledge about mental illness and ask about resources in the area. They had a graffiti board for writing positive…

February is American Heart Month & Fargo is Going Red

Local organizations are celebrating Go Red for Women to raise heart disease awareness

February is American Heart Month and heart disease is the number one killer of women causing one in three deaths each year. Go Red for Women is celebrated on the first Friday of February each year and Fargo is one of the many cities that have been holding events throughout the day to bring awareness to heart disease. “Way more…

Perfect Weather for “Icing the Stigma”

Davies High School DECA students held an ice skating fundraiser to raise mental illness awareness

FARGO, N.D. — Students of Davies High School invited the community to come out and ice skate for mental health awareness.  A group of Davies High School DECA students set up “Ice the Stigma” to raise funds for those struggling with mental illnesses. They even poured free cups of hot chocolate. “Personally struggling with mental illnesses and having lots of…