In a world of smartphones, new project wants to give Salem teens better tools to protect mental health

Liberty House Child Abuse Assessment Center. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter) Kelley Parosa wants to get more families talking about how they spend time online. Parosa, who works to prevent child abuse at Salem’s Liberty House, said they too often see kids and teenagers struggling with depression or anxiety fueled in part[Read More…]


After losing close friend to suicide, Willamette senior works to get young men to seek help

Willamette University senior Brendan McGonigle wants to encourage more young men to talk about mental health (Rachel Alexander/Salem Reporter) When Brendan McGonigle was a freshman at Willamette University, he lost a childhood friend to suicide. The event spurred McGonigle, now a senior exercise and health science major, to do more[Read More…]