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Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 20, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

Bangor Daily News. May 16, 2022. Editorial: New state funding is welcome as browntail moths are expected to terrorize Maine again this year Insects pollinate our crops, they serve as pest control by taking care of other problem insects, they even help clean up waste....

In Your Debt: How debt-related stress affects body and mind

May. 20, 2022 07:05 AM EDT

Being in debt feels like you’re always a step behind. It doesn’t help that debt is spoken about as something that’s your fault — too much online shopping, or too many pricey pitchers of mimosas at brunch. “In our culture, in our country, we have a lot of noise about...

Workers grapple with new stresses as they return to office

May. 08, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last summer, Julio Carmona started the process of weaning himself off a fully remote work schedule by showing up to the office once a week. The new hybrid schedule at his job at a state agency in Stratford, Connecticut, still enabled him to spend time cooking dinner...

With students in turmoil, US teachers train in mental health

Apr. 04, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Benito Luna-Herrera teaches his seventh-grade social studies classes, he is on alert for signs of inner turmoil. And there is so much of it these days. One of his 12-year-old students felt her world was falling apart. Distance learning had upended her...

Sean’s House provides mental health resources near UD campus

Mar. 27, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Along West Main Street in Newark, a colorful chalkboard drawing beckons visitors to stop by a slate-colored house adorned with blue and gold accents. Sean’s House, an oasis just off a campus bustling with students and the stresses of college life, offers the...

South Carolina program helps farmers with mental health

Mar. 21, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Tom Garisson’s family has been farming for four generations. He remembers following his father around their dairy in Anderson as a small child. When he graduated from Clemson, his father was ready to retire. So Tom and his brother, Bart, leased the farm...

Animal-assisted therapy brings joy to a Delaware prison

Mar. 05, 2022 09:06 AM EST

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — For residents at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution, substance abuse counseling, life skills classes and group talk-therapy is nothing compared to seeing Stella, an Australian cattle dog and pitbull mix in the Brandywine Valley SPCA animal-assisted therapy program...

USC's Scoles, Butte's Andrews finalists for CalHOPE Courage

Mar. 01, 2022 14:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Scoles and Peter Andrews have faced much adversity throughout their college careers but both are hoping their journeys to overcome it will help others. Scoles, a beach volleyball player at Southern California, and Andrews, who plays baseball for Butte...