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Chasing Mental Health

Chasing Mental Health

Jennifer Arena, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017 • 82 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the U.S. age 18 and older, or 18% of the population and are the most common mental illness in the United States.   Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 15 million American adults, or abo...

An Internal Facade

An Internal Facade

Julie Day, Staff Writer
December 12, 2014 • 302 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

It is a feeling in your stomach: the emptiness, the hunger, the self-loathing.   It is a feeling of depersonalization: the cold sweat of panic, the suffocation from poisonous thoughts, the tears of defeat.   It is a feeling of placelessness: the exhaustion from...

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