The Hidden Problem of Male Eating Disorders

Although 1/10 women in the United States suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime, many women, including high school girls, have eating disorder tendencies. As a high school student, it’s common to hear friends talk about the calories in their food or complain about how much weight they’re...

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Spreading Mental-Health Awareness at Your School

Chalk Out Stigma is an event where students write positive messages about mental health in chalk on the grounds outside of their school. Early this morning, a group of students and I set out to do just that. With two boxes of colored chalk and an hour of time...

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Teen Angst

Being a teenager can be overwhelming: school, homework, social activities, and worrying about the future can cause lots of stress. We’re stuck in this phase between childhood and adulthood, where we’re too young to know what we’re doing but old enough to be expected to know. On top of...

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Accessing Mental-Health Services: Challenges and Benefits

In 2016, only 41% of the 3.1 million adolescents with depression received treatment, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. While many adolescents received the help that they needed, almost 2 million did not. Why? In many cases, teenagers are the ones preventing themselves from getting...

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