It’s Not Just About Me

When you're in the middle of a white drug-like spell of anxiety or a weighty cloud of depression, it's hard to see outside of your own world. Getting out of bed its a herculean effort. Answering emails takes at least a couple minutes of psyching yourself up. Depression and anxiety are very solitary experiences. You don't … Continue reading It’s Not Just About Me

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Carrie, a Year Later

A year ago yesterday, I went to the Grove for the first time since I was a junior in college. That morning, one of my best friends and I went to get coffee the morning after making the mistake of mixing cheap vodka will Red Bull, in a way that only 20 year old undergrads … Continue reading Carrie, a Year Later

Backsliding

According to the National Institutes of Health, it is estimated that people with mental illnesses experience "a median delay of 10 years after onset until the first contact with a general medical doctor and 11 years until the first contact with a psychiatrist. Even though more severe mental disorders were associated with shorter delays, the … Continue reading Backsliding