Growing up, I was taught in my life that poor people were lazy and they relied on the government to get them through life. As I became educated I learned that poverty is complex and people find themselves in these situations because of terrible life events such as sickness, death, and being unable to afford… Read More Which Came First, Mental Illness Or Poverty?
While searching for mental health news, I stumbled upon news reporting on the rise of mental illness among EDM musicians. I’m surprised because when I attended raves, these musicians projected an air of confidence and charisma. They seemed to enjoy their career and their fans. Reading about their problems allowed me to see that behind… Read More Behind the Smile and Beats: Even DJs can have Mental Illness
I only know Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia from the film Star Wars and on Amazon’s dark comedy, Catastrophe. I’m not a huge Star Wars fan, but I do appreciate the role her character played. On the other hand, the role she played on Catastrophe, as the mother of one of the two protagonists, was… Read More R.I.P. Carrie Fisher
Drugs equals addiction right? Is that the only cause? That’s what I’ve always been taught in school. Now that I’m older and have more life experience, I see that drug addiction is more multifaceted than the what anti-drug PSA’s tell us. Watching the Kurzgesgat video on addiction has solidified my view. In the Kurzgesgat video,… Read More Do Drugs Only Equal Addiction?