Eastern Stories

Category: Health & Wellness

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Addressing Rural Mental Health Needs

October 5, 2018 by dmeany

The scenario is sadly familiar: You might be walking down the street in Spokane and encounter someone who is clearly experiencing a serious emotional disturbance or suffering from mental illness. You want to help, but you don’t know how, so you pass by and… [Read more]

EWU provides speech therapy for Parkinson’s patients

March 6, 2018 by eastern247

For nearly four years, Eastern Washington University graduate students have been working side-by-side with faculty at the University Hearing and Speech Clinic, learning how to help restore the voices of those with Parkinson’s disease. Students in the communication sciences and disorders (CMSD) program and faculty… [Read more]
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CHSPH and St. Luke’s open new clinic

September 8, 2017 by eastern247

EWU’s College of Health Science and Public Health (CHSPH) and St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute have created a collaborative out-patient therapy clinic program located in the recently opened Spokane Teaching Health Clinic (STHC). The emphasis on this program focuses on student learning opportunities within a… [Read more]
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EWU hosts stuttering workshop

by eastern247

Eastern Washington University is hosting an intensive summer workshop for people working to manage a stuttering disorder, July 9-23, at the University Hearing and Speech Clinic on the EWU Spokane Campus. The Successful Stuttering Management Program (SSMP) program was developed 52 years ago by… [Read more]
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Building partnerships for health services

by eastern247

Two programs in the College of Health Science and Public Health have built a community partnership with Excelsior Youth Center to help EWU students learn while helping the organization in return. CHSPH’s undergraduate health services administration (HSA) program and graduate occupational therapy (OT) program… [Read more]
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Facility dog joins EWUPD to comfort victims in need

September 28, 2016 by eastern247

Sporting a calm demeanor, a canine vest and an EWU leash, Hilani, a two-year-old golden retriever and Labrador mix, joined the EWU Police Department last month to help comfort victims in need, specifically those who have been victims of sexual assault. [caption id="attachment_76632" align="alignright"… [Read more]
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