Mental health articles you gotta read

The Semicolon Project By Heather Parrie

A semi-colon is a place in a sentence where the author has the decision to stop with a period, but chooses not to. A semi-colon is a reminder to pause and then keep going. 

Teens Reading Mean Tweets About Themselves Is A Heartbreaking Reminder That Cyberbullying Isn’t A Joke By Noelle Devoe

This has to stop.

One student’s fight for mental health awareness inspires a movement By Rachel Rosenbaum

One in four young adults between 18 and 24 have a diagnosable mental illness. So let’s talk about it.

How To Help Someone With Depression: What Not to Say When Your Partner Has the Blues  By Linda Wasmer Andrews

This is an excellent article with real-life testimony from people with major depressive disorder. It is definitely something you want to share with those who just don’t know how to deal with a loved one who is depressed.

Of ‘Monsters’ and Brothers: Three Steps to Fix Our Mental Health System and Prevent Violence  By Chantel Garrett

A frightening account of how our system just isn’t working.


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