Posts Tagged as "mental health"

Rue Bennett stares forward.

COMMENTARY: How Euphoria is an example of the anti-romanticization of mental health and trauma

Jun. 17, 2021 / By
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In this piece, our reporter discusses why they believe “Euphoria” has set a good example of how to portray living with mental illnesses.
Three photos are laid out over a light pink and baby blue background. From left to right: a detailed bullet journal, a young woman riding a bike along a road and hills, and a young man lifting a weight over his head.

Long Beach youth share how they’ve coped with pandemic-related anxieties

Feb. 25, 2021 / By
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Long Beach youth tell us about the hobbies they've picked up to deal with anxieties brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This graphic shows a cycle signifying that self-care, advocacy work, and social media problems are all interconnected and affect each other.

Beyond online movements: What can be done about burnout and selfcare

Sep. 30, 2020 / By
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These tools can help activists and allies practice more self-care and less shaming in online spaces.

Long Beach Youth Shares Her Isolation Diary, “My Descent Into Sadness.”

May. 12, 2020 / By
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This is what it’s like being a young college student in Long Beach right now.

ARTIST CONVERSATIONS PODCAST EP. 2: Different Song, Same Struggle

Mar. 15, 2019 / By
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If you ever struggled with mental health, you probably remember that one song, artist, or album that made it all better, if just for a bit. In this podcast, host Odin Smith joins other youth to explore this and their mental health stories in detail.

Sorry, Dad, But No Golden Robe This Graduation

Mar. 12, 2019 / By
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The pressure to meet society’s expectations is a lifelong struggle.

Long Beach Poly Mental Health Center Won Over After Hints of Closure

Apr. 16, 2018 / By
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Students, faculty and parents raised money and organized to keep and expand the center another year.

College Stress: Are You Overworked?

Jan. 23, 2018 / By
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From a scale between 1 and 10, how stressed are you?

OP-ED: Pills Won’t Help Our Addicted Nation. Weed Can.

Oct. 31, 2017 / By
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Unlike opioids, no one dies from overdosing on Mary Jane.

Terrified About Senior Year? Here’s How I Overcame It.

Sep. 13, 2017 / By
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Find out the simple solution to this Long Beach Poly teen’s coming-of-age anxiety.

I Against Me: The Paradox of Creativity and Mental Illness

Jun. 16, 2017 / By
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Creativity was this youth’s lifelong outlet for depression -- until it affected that too.