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Leslie Easton aims to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness

Tessa Wojdylo

December 8, 2015

Mental Health Coordinator Leslie Easton runs San Diego City College's Mental Health Counseling Center. Providing care to underserved populations is part of Easton's mission as a licensed clinical social worker. “Since Leslie came to City, she's changed and improved the program in vast leaps and bounds,” said professor Kathy McGinnis of the department of health...

Mental Health Counseling Center receives $272,000 grant

Katherine Salindayao-White

October 13, 2015

San Diego City College’s Mental Health Counseling Center has been awarded $272,000.The Garret Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant will fund students suffering with mental illness. This includes helping the prevention of suicide and providing treatment. Garrett Lee Smith committed suicide in 2003 the day before his 22nd birthday. Although this was tragic for Garret̵...

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