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A View on Mental Health and Technology

In 2010 Instagram entered the app store. Two years later, the percentage of Americans who own a smartphone increased to more than 50 percent, according to the Pew Center’s data. Immediately, the release of...

Celebrities Speak Out About Mental Health: Beneficial or Destructive?

//PICTURED ABOVE: Kanye West at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. West has repeatedly spoken out about his bipolar disorder, and has alluded to his mental health condition in his music. “15+ Celebrities Who Revealed Their...

A Silent Cry for Help: The Alarming Escalation in Teen Suicide

When 16-year-old Stacy* returned home from track practice, she began her usual routine—she ate dinner, showered, stretched out her tight muscles and put on pajamas. But instead of sitting down to complete her homework...

Miss Independent Study

PICTURED ABOVE: Senior Lauren Puplampu reads “All The Bright Places” by Jennifer Niven as research for her independent study. This fictional book focuses on two teenagers living in Indiana, mental illness and suicidal thoughts. Photo...