NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.


Your mental health can impact your loved ones

Millions of people in the U.S. are affected by mental illness each year. It’s important to measure how common mental illness is we can understand its physical and social...
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A healthy lifestyle can affect mental health

Mental health connects to physical health. The connection between mental and physical health is fundamental,  linked to each other. Your mental health and physical health must...
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Negative body image leads to low self esteem

Self-esteem has a big impact on your mental health. Body image can also affect your mental health. Body image is how you think and feel about your body. Having a negative body...
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College and high school students face mental health issues during pandemic

How is a college student’s mental health different or similar from high school?  The extremely high-stress levels and mental health issues among students have resulted from...
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Students look forward to a new year

The year 2020 is coming to an end, and new beginnings are around the corner as this year is almost over. This year has been a whirlwind with a global pandemic causing changes...
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Celebrating the holidays during the pandemic

The holidays, as festive and jolly as they might seem, can be a stressful time. Adding in a global pandemic that has killed a significant amount of people that has required...
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Students share how pandemic has affected mental health

According to a Nov. 11 Boston Globe article, since the pandemic young adults have been experiencing higher rates of depression and other mental health concerns as the COVID-19...
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