The Stranger You Know – Sexual Assault Awareness Month Brings Focus to a Painful, Violent, Pervasive Crime

Sexual Assault Awareness

In the movies, sexual assault looks like this: a dark alley, a beautiful young woman, and a stranger with a knife or gun. But in real life, sexual assault is all too common and usually involves someone you know.  In fact, more than two in three rapes are committed by a friend or acquaintance,…

Sexual Assault: Power – Money – Control

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April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month – dedicated to shining a light on the violent and pervasive crime that affects hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children each year. Often a taboo subject, victims often remain silent, fearing retribution or blaming themselves. Learn the facts…

Seven Reasons to Chill-Out

Chilling Out

Attending classes at Carrington should be a fun experience, but it can also be stressful. We’re all different, and some of us react better to stress than others. But in recognition of April being National Stress Awareness Month, here are seven proven reasons why you should try to find time to…

5 Easy Ways To De-Stress


Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? A month-long national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, and to provide coping strategies. April 16 – not coincidentally the day after Tax Day – is National Stress Awareness Day; a great day to take a deep…

5 Tips to help college students keep their New Year’s resolution

5 Tips to help college students keep their New Year¹s resolution

With the New Year comes a new start and according to research from the University of Scranton 45% of Americans take this opportunity to set resolutions to better themselves.1 Of course there is also a stigma that comes along with New Year’s resolutions. The same study suggests that just 8% of…

Use these tips to combat compassion fatigue

Use these strategies to combat emotional fatigue.

People who work in the field of health care, whether they are physicians or have a career in medical assisting, are the caregivers of patients. Filling this role means working in an emotionally challenging environment and doing your best to affect positive change while caring for others….

Healthy eating for the busy college student

Utilize your local grocery store to stick with a healthy diet.

One of the problems many college students run into is that between class, work, an active social life and, possibly, taking care of a family, they don’t have the time or energy to stick with a healthy diet.
College students are notorious for eating pizza and fast food and drinking sugary sodas….