Mental health affects all of us in some way or form; here are some personal stories from folks within our Ohlone community.
Khalil Iqbal: 2016 Ohlone graduate, PTA
Khalil Iqbal, recent Ohlone graduate, opens up about his childhood, his journey at Ohlone, and offers inspirational advice for his fellow students.
James Keogh: Ohlone Campus Police Officer
James Keogh, a veteran of the California Army National Guard, opens up about losing a friend and colleague to suicide. Click here.
Gweneth Murphy: Ohlone Campus Police: Safety Officer II
Gweneth Murphy, with Ohlone since 2000, talks honestly about losing her best friend and work colleague, Stewart Dawson, who died by suicide in 2010. Click here.
Rosemary O’Neill: Counselor and Personal Life Coach
Rosemary talks about the rewarding and challenging aspects of helping Ohlone students deal with stress. Click here.
Jenny Schmidt: Ohlone Librarian
Jenny shares her struggles with postpartum depression and anxiety. Click here.
Garret Yee: Ohlone College Board of Trustee Member
Garrett speaks about serving on the Ohlone Board of Trustee and how the college can better support veteran students. Click here.