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May is Mental Health Month – Resources by Pierce College

2021-05-26T20:48:51+00:00

May is Mental Health Month - Resources by Pierce College Established in 1949, Mental Health Month has been recognized each May with the goal to raise awareness and reduce stigma surrounding mental health struggles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 people will experience mental illness over the course of their lifetimes, and each of us face challenges that can and will impact our mental health. Mental and physical health are equally important components of overall health. Mental health, especially depression, increases the risk of many types of physical health problems, particularly long-lasting conditions [...]

May is Mental Health Month – Resources by Pierce College2021-05-26T20:48:51+00:00

May – Volcano Awareness Month in Washington State

2021-05-26T18:00:43+00:00

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed that beginning May 2021, it will be Volcano Awareness month. Our state has five (5) active volcanoes located in the Cascade Range east of Seattle: Mt. Baker, Glacier Peak, Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams, and Mt. St. Helens. Each volcano, except for Mount Adams, has erupted in the last 250 years. It is important to remember that it is difficult to know precisely when or where a future eruption will occur. There are no regular intervals when it comes to volcano irruptions. For more information on volcanoes in our state: https://mil.wa.gov/volcano https://www.dnr.wa.gov/programs-and-services/geology/geologic-hazards/volcanoes-and-lahars https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/vsc/file_mngr/file-103/5-6-14%20USGS%20CVO%20NIE%20Part%201.pdf [...]

May – Volcano Awareness Month in Washington State2021-05-26T18:00:43+00:00
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