Scrappy’s Cupboard is one of the ways UTC is reaching out to students who need help after the pandemic and tornado.
“We think that when it comes to mental health, there’s something we can change,’ Hurst says. “But when it’s someone with an illness like Alzheimer’s, we recognize the brain as an organ and as an organ that’s under attack. So, they’re the same things. We just have different emotional responses and attitudes towards them.”