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Talking about your feelings is the first step when seeking help.

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

March 16, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This article has themes involving depression, anxiety, and suicide. If these topics are likely to trigger you, it is suggested that you stop reading. “I want to...

The amount of likes, comments, and followers one receives from a post makes self-esteem drop. Low self-esteem can lead to depression, which can completely change someone's life.

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

January 19, 2019

Another flaw, another tear, another scar. Many people have social media, and they spend a lot of their time looking at their friends’ posts and creating their own — but...

Cody Vo does homework for multiple classes with little sleep due to Daylight Saving Time.

Daylight Saving Time affects students’ sleep schedules

March 17, 2017

On March 12 at 2 a.m., clocks were set one hour ahead due to one of the most dreaded dates on the calendar, Daylight Saving Time. Some students dread this day because it means...

Junior Nicole Chang hides from her depression.

Depression can consume anybody

February 17, 2017

One out of every eight adolescents suffers from depression. Depression is the most common mental disorder in the United States, according to Anxiety and Depression Associat...

Wen Liuyi opens up about seeing a different approach to mental illness after she moved to the United States. “Nobody was ever willing to talk about it back in China,” she said.

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

February 1, 2017

There may not be a greater threat to Asian American youth than unacknowledged mental illness. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Asian American females from age...

Depression is a real, treatable brain illness or health problem, often caused by large transitions in life and problems or stress at school, especially within teenagers.

Depressed students battle internal enemies

February 20, 2016

by Jordan Hanlon Many stereotypes have been associated with teenage depression, including that depression isn’t even a real illness. Depression is a serious and preval...

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