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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

Women in Leadership Profile: Toya Moore

2021-05-04T23:11:34+00:00

By Deb Moller When Toya Moore was a child, her family doctor provided care in a hospital setting.  When she’d go for a check-up, she saw a sea of white people in white coats.  One day, she saw something different – a black woman in a white coat.  The woman was kind and professional, excellent at her job.  Toya learned she was a medical assistant. The impression she made was so strong that Toya decided to become a medical assistant one day.  Another black woman in a white coat.  Another beacon of possibility to a black child in [...]

Women in Leadership Profile: Toya Moore2021-05-04T23:11:34+00:00
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