Tag: Mental Health

  • Announcements

    MENTAL HEALTH ISSUE OUT NOW!

    August 18th, 2017     by Sheila Sampath     Comments

    Our mental health issue is on the stands now! Check out our editor’s letter and be sure to pick up the issue in person or online! READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    Too Depressed to go to Class Today: Surviving Academia With Depression

    May 3rd, 2017     by Farrah Kabeer     Comments

    Being depressed can feel like being stuck in a deep hole where no one can hear your screams. For me, it was not showering for 3 weeks, forgetting to brush my teeth, staying in bed for days, lying in filth, not cleaning my room. Clothes all over the floor, eating too much, eating too little, sleeping too much, not sleeping at all. Being depressed was constantly dealing with the thought that I would be better off dead. It was several hospitalizations. It was feeling worthless. It was missing school for weeks. It was feeling as if I did not have any friends or that nobody loved me. It was feeling as if I did not matter to anyone. Being depressed was living in my own hell on earth. READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    Writing: A Potent Healing Modality

    March 29th, 2016     by Ruby Talon     Comments

    With a bit of time and perspective, I realized I’d never want any of my friends to feel helpless when it came to their health and their body like that. So I quit the program and decided I had to shift my focus away from all the confusion instead of trying to figure it all out and try to become a different person—that way just felt impossible. READ MORE

    Content warning: This blog contains personal information about eating disorder treatment. READ MORE

  • Youth Voices

    Rebuilding Your Backbone: From Wooden Planks to Steel Beams

    December 16th, 2015     by Candice Wong     Comments

    Candice Wong walks you through the pillars of recovery. Trigger Warning: Psychiatric treatment, cutting, alcohol READ MORE

  • In the Blog

    Mid-Week Round Up: June 11

    June 11th, 2015     by Caitlin Blennerhassett     Comments

    Check out what’s making been making our headlines this week READ MORE

  • Web Features

    Tips for Reducing Self Harm

    October 23rd, 2014     by Shilo Silver     Comments

    Kaylie Sorrenti shares some strategies for reducing self harm. READ MORE