I spent the first eight or so years of my life oblivious of my autism label. My parents broke the news to me in fourth grade. And when they told me, I started crying.
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13 students from Oxford High School worked with administrators to write and record personal stories and play them over the morning announcements.
Many adults still get nervous when it comes to discussing or sharing media that depicts young people taking their lives because they’re afraid they’ll get inspired to copycat. That phenomenon even has a name, the Werther effect.
I want my peers to realize that what keeps health care affordable for people like me is for those with fewer medical needs to sign up for insurance.
Your best friends are supposed to keep your biggest secrets. And when that secret is clinical depression, a betrayal of trust can lead to a dark spiral.
A group of kids from Oxford High School in Michigan have created their own version of the controversial Netflix show, “13 Reasons Why,” with a twist. They call it “13 Reasons Why Not.”
We asked a high school counselor to weigh in on the controversy.
Meet Risa Padilla, 18, from Oakland. Risa has asthma, severe allergies, and a rare condition called AMPS (amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome). AMPS is an abnormal pain reflex. Even a mild pain signal can be extremely painful.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We asked young people across California to share their own experiences with mental health issues.