• News

    Living with depression as president

    Student Association President Christopher Labial began his first semester with a diagnosis he never expected would happen—depression. “I never even entertained the notion of having a mood disorder in my life,” Labial said. Labial said his girlfriend, Natasha Chait, saw him have difficulties over the past year and suspected there was a problem. “She noticed how hard it was for me to sleep. I had a lot of trouble sleeping and I’d have trouble getting out of bed. I would have these depressed fits where it was hard for me to do anything,” Labial said. Over the past summer, Chait suggested Labial try the Counseling Services at Queens College, located…