Off the beat: Dealing with suicide

My first experience with suicide occurred in fourth grade, when a boy three years my senior hanged himself in his family’s garage. I didn’t know him that well, so I didn’t go to the funeral, but I remember trailing one of his best friends — that super cool seventh-grader I
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Off the beat: Mind matters

Young adults across the nation share many of Angelakos’ struggles of living with mental illness that I believe are reflected in the lyrics of Passion Pit’s latest album Gossamer: institutionalization, strained relationships, depression, medication, substance abuse and mania. In 2006, it was estimated that nearly one third of young adults aged 18 through 26 experienced some kind of mental illness, including high instances of bipolar and major depression. For individuals who develop schizophrenia, their first “psychotic break” is most likely to happen in the late teens or early 20’s.
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Friends, family remember UC Berkeley sophomore Henry Treadway

The Multicultural Community Center in the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union was filled to capacity Friday night, as friends, family and members of the UC Berkeley community filed in to pay their respects to Henry Treadway — the sophomore and El Cerrito native who died last week at Unit
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Storify: Updates and tweets remembering Henry Treadway

A UC Berkeley student died Tuesday night after falling from a window in Towle Hall in the Unit 2 Residence Halls. Community members have identified the student as Henry Treadway and are sharing their grief and thoughts about him on various social media outlets. The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau identified the
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