Mai Senser, Virginia Commonwealth University
In a film that chooses to make a manipulative and, at times even creepy, character its hero, Ben Platt’s age is the last thing you need to worry about.
Kelsi Karpinski, Michigan State University
Society tells us that the most beautiful art is born out of suffering — a potentially life-threatening lie.
Jenna Amore, Oakland University
Influencers with the mental health condition formerly known as ‘multiple personality disorder’ are sharing their experiences on TikTok and YouTube.
Alice Han, Pepperdine University
The four-time gold-medalist has shown that mental health should be considered just as crucial as physical health — even for Olympic competitors.
TikTok isn’t just for teenagers looking to participate in the latest dance trends. People of all ages are using the app to seek help from licensed therapists.
Anna Barnard, St. Olaf College
The graphic novel by Raina Telgemeier captures the struggle of being diagnosed — and living with — a chronic illness.
Alyssa Alexander, SUNY Buffalo State
While many communities are celebrating mental health awareness, it still faces a large stigma in the black community thanks to centuries of racism.
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
You better skate to it!
Cameron Rapata, Columbia College Chicago
The holidays aren’t the most wonderful time of the year for everyone.
Rickea Bell, Saint Peter’s University
The former One Directioner opened up, but is still facing some antipathy.
Chris Meng, Pomona College
The popular singer is refreshingly honest about his own struggles with mental health.
Hannah Jumer, Converse College
Women’s mental health has gained awareness over the years, but there’s always room for growth.
Haley Cohen, Quinnipiac University
This Dream Theater album’s lyrical insight into mental illness is still relevant today.
This word doesn’t mean what many people seem to think it means.
Natalya Pomeroy, University of Houston
Mental health advice is now more accessible with Talkspace, which is a therapy service on your phone.
Danielle Keating, Concordia University
After the suicides of two freshmen, Lloyd founded the Tell Me About Your Day movement to create a support system on campus.
Otis Roffman, Beloit College
Satvik Sethi, a sophomore at SUNY Binghamton, is working to create a community of friends for those suffering with mental illness.
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