Depressed? You Have Options


Depression is an illness. It’s not something you can just “snap out of” as those who are clearly unqualified to comment often say. It’s a mental illness that can affect anyone, anywhere, at any time; the recent untimely death of comedian Robin Williams brought depression and mental health to the…

Suicide Prevention 101

Suicide Help

Every college student should know what to watch for and how to get help
Robin Williams’s suicide was hard on everyone. In the weeks after his tragic death, the end of a long and heroic struggle with mental illness, one of my friends reached out to me to express her own thoughts about…

American teens forgo sunscreen

Sunscreen Heart

A decade-long study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that American teenagers are forgoing skin protection in the sun and are also still prone to using indoor tanning devices. The study highlights the need for educating adolescents about the dangers of skin…

Would You Step Up or Step Back In An Emergency?

CPR How To Adults

Imagine is someone collapsed on the floor in front of you – what would you do? Would you step up and take responsibility, or would you succumb to the bystander effect?
Carrington Students Step Up
Back in 2011 Lisa White, at the time a Pharmacy Technology student at our San Leandro, CA, campus,…

How to Find Your Dream Job: Q&A with J. Matthew Becker

J. Matthew Becker

For this month’s Q&A we spoke with J. Matthew Becker, certified coach and owner of Authentic Excellence LLC, a career and life coaching business. J. Matthew Becker is passionate about helping others find fulfillment in their careers. He uses his coaching skills to help clients find their…

6 Tips To Improve Your Financial Responsibility

Personal Budget

As a recent Carrington graduate, you know how important a good education and hard work are to your future, but are you aware of how important financial knowledge and responsibility are to your future success?
A lack of financial awareness can lead to financial challenges, including:


10 Professional Health Care Social Media Tips

Kevin Pho

We recently sat down for a chat with Kevin Pho, an internal medicine physician who specializes in health care social media. He is the co-author of the book Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation: A Social Media Guide for Physicians and Medical Practices.
Kevin is also the…