New Trier News

Psychologist, students discuss impact of social media on mental health

Amelia Jacobson, Features Editor

September 27, 2019

Among the growing concern of social media’s negative influence on the mental wellness of teens in the media, some professionals and teenagers are emphasizing the positive impact on teens lives. A recent Pew Research Center...

Graphic depictions of suicide in media can lead to copycats, studies show

Cleo Pool, Co-Editor in Chief

September 27, 2019

With suicide becoming the 3rd leading cause of death for teens aged 12-19 in the United States, according to the CDC, it is hard to know where to draw the line when depicting it in the media.  A popular example of suicide portrayed on te...

Complex causes behind rising suicide rates among men

Mattea Carberry, Features Editor

September 27, 2019

Gender expectations have existed for all of human history. But these expectations are all too confining and can prove detrimental. These societal pressures may even play a factor in leading some to take their own life.   According to the American Foundation for Suicide Pre...

Students support assemblies and seminars to discuss mental health

Nadia Jaikaran, Features Editor

September 27, 2019

New Trier seems to offer almost everything a student needs to flourish—from cooking clubs to coding classes, students are presented with an array of activities to choose from. Despite these offerings, some students believe New...