LEARNS: Establishing Mental Health Hygiene by Darrel Kirby
From the Editor: Darrel Kirby is the co-founder and co-owner of Thrive Behavioral Health. He is a mental health therapist and alcohol and drug counselor. When Darrel found his own life unraveling at age 20 and unexpectedly losing all of his eyesight, he sought psychotherapy and discovered such healing that he was driven to establish a career helping others.
The Real Experts on Blindness by Justin MH Salisbury
From the Editor: Justin Mark Hideaki Salisbury serves as second vice president of the national Association of blind students and chairs our legislative and self advocacy committee. He teaches home management and braille in Philadelphia and is hoping to begin a phD program in education in the fall.
Advice on Credit Cards for Beginners by Joe Orozco
From the Editor: Credit cards are an important step toward financial independence for many students. However, the process of selecting and properly using a credit card can be daunting, to say the least. Below, find tips for selecting your first credit card, as well as how to develop good credit card habits.
Braille with Five Fingers by Lindsay Kerr
Conquering the Kitchen: Cooking Tips and Favorite Student Recipes by Hunter Kuester and Jonathan Zobek
From the Editor: Cooking is a practical necessity, but it can also be a fun form of creativity. Two students share their favorite recipes, tips, and tricks below. This info is helpful as we prepare for the the holidays and beyond!
On Privilege and Allyship by Monica Wegner
From the Editor: Monica Wegner is a third year law student who attends school in Minneapolis, MN. Monica currently serves as a board member for NABS and also as the chair of the NABS Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
In the diversity and inclusion space, we often refer to the term privilege. It can apply to many things: race, gender, national origin, even disability.