By Ayisat Bisiriyu The nation’s conversation about mental illness and school shootings has changed the way I listen to my classmates.…
My friends are complete oddballs. With them, there is no in between. But they all share similar struggles. Many of them deal with anxiety, depression, insomnia or all three.
I used to think that cutting was something attention seekers do because people would and still romanticize mental illness and self harm. Now when someone tells me that they cut or that they used too I try to get the idea of attention seeking out of my head because there are people especially teens that need help.