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Language Around Mental Health Matters - You Matter
Mental Health Doesn’t Take a Summer Break - You Matter
"Though school can bring overwhelming amounts of homework, a lack of sleep, and academic and social pressures, it provides routine and...
Why Accessibility Matters in Mental Health Awareness - You Matter
"Though modern mental health advocacy calls attention to mental health problems on a global or national scale, we must address how...
16 Tweets for Body Acceptance - You Matter
Body neutrality is the idea that a person can simply exist without having to think about their body positively or negatively. You can...
10 Things I’ve Learned From Starting My Eating Disorder Recovery Journey - You Matter
"Above all else, I’ve learned that recovery has brought and will continue to bring me more happiness than my eating disorder ever did."...
Stress or More? Identifying a Mental Health Concern & How to Seek Support - You Matter
"No matter what, you deserve support for your mental health. If you’re worried that your stress has become a mental health concern, or...
Dec 3, 2020
Finding Growth Through Advocacy - IDONTMIND Journal
HOW SPEAKING UP ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH ALLOWED ME TO TURN MY PAIN INTO PASSION "Stigma can make people feel as though mental health should...
Nov 2, 2020
Mental Health in College Is Trivialized - NYU CAMS Newsletter (Fall 2020)
"After a long night of studying, have you ever heard a friend say, “Oh my god, I’m literally going to kill myself. I can’t take this exam...
Sep 29, 2020
Starting the Conversation #NationalSuicidePreventionMonth - You Matter
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, making it the perfect time to learn how to have an open and compassionate conversation...
Sep 16, 2020
AFSP Real Stories Blog: Growing Through the Unexpected
"This semester is going to pose various challenges, but from one college student to another, I know you will get through it."...
Sep 10, 2020
The Rise of Firearm Suicide Among Young Americans
As part of my summer internship with Everytown for Gun Safety, I worked on a report for National Suicide Prevention Month on firearm...
Aug 17, 2020
Does TikTok Contribute to the Normalization of Eating Disorders? Let’s Unpack. - You Matter
"It’s important to recognize the behavioral signs, such as attitudes that emphasize weight loss and control of food, discomfort with...
Jul 17, 2020
Activism in a Time of Social Distancing: 7 Tips for Virtual Advocacy - You Matter
"In the digital age, virtual activism is more accessible than ever. Keep reading for tips on utilizing social media and digital...
Jun 8, 2020
Moving Past Stigma - You Matter
"To those coping with a mental health condition, remember that your mental illness is not a sign of weakness and is nothing to be ashamed...
May 5, 2020
Supporting Your Mental Health During COVID-19 - You Matter
"In the current state of the world, it’s more important than ever to assess the impact news, social media, and social distancing has on...
May 2, 2020
Underrepresented Mental Illnesses - NYU CAMS Newsletter (Spring 2020)
I wrote a brief for the biannual CAMS on Campus Newsletter! The article calls attention to less commonly discussed mental illnesses, with...
Apr 2, 2020
Mental Health in 280 Characters or Less - You Matter
While not everyone may live with a mental illness, we all have mental health and can experience ups and downs. Though struggling with...
Dec 18, 2019
Getting Involved in Youth Advocacy - You Matter
In my last article, I discussed my journey with mental health and activism. Here’s the follow up with tips and suggestions on how to be a...
Dec 9, 2019
The Stigma Behind Linking Mass Shootings to Mental Illness - NYU CAMS Newsletter
Check out my article “The Stigma Behind Linking Mass Shootings to Mental Illness” on the front page of the CAMS on Campus Fall 2019...
Nov 1, 2019
Turning Pain Into Passion - You Matter
"It’s easy to feel powerless when you’re young, but I’ve learned that it’s even easier to allow yourself to be powerful. Help is always...