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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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After 988’s launch, advocates say local mental health response systems still have a ways to go

February 9, 2023

Before the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline launched nationally last July, experts often dubbed it 911 for mental health crises: a short, easy-to-remember emergency number that any person could phone. Seven...

A search and rescue team comb through debris for human remains after the Camp Fire destroyed most of Paradise, Calif., on Nov. 20, 2018.

How to help victims of California wildfires this holiday season

December 4, 2018

2018 Holiday Guide For some Northwestern students, November was full of anxiety as they watched their home state of California ravaged by wildfires. Both the Woolsey Fire and Camp Fire caused severe...

Bill introduced to prevent drug abuse, encourage drug take-back programs

September 21, 2014

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-Naperville) introduced a bill Friday to prevent prescription drug abuse and develop initiatives to help people receive treatment. The bill, titled the Opioid Abuse Prevention...

State Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) proposed a bill to ban the sale of energy drinks to minors.

State Rep. Fine proposes energy drink ban for minors

February 19, 2013

State Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) became concerned when her 13-year-old son came home and told her his friends buy energy drinks. “Just knowing that it’s like buying a bottle of water at the store...

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