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Cutting Stigma with Words: The Hope Is Alive Open Mic Night

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During Suicide Prevention Week, some of Redding’s talented musicians, hip hop artists and spoken word poets got together to bust stigma at the “Hope Is Alive” Open Mic Night. Does music or art help get you through tough times? Listen to the artists below and get your work ready for the next Open Mic night. … » 

Cole’s Journey through Depression in Photos

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Cole Arlandson is a recent Anderson New Tech grad and Cottonwood resident who believes there needs to be more mental health services for young people. He expresses himself through photography. Photography is important to me because it allows me to express what I am feeling inside without speaking directly about it. Any art form allows … » 

Danielle: No One’s Pain Should Be Compared

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Everyone has a different road to travel in life. We all have triumphs and struggles. As humans we tend to add a scale to these life events. Some problems are seen as “bigger” or “worse” than other problems. web mentions Some accomplishments are “better” and more worthy of praise. Unfortunately, I believe these perceptions divide … » 

An eating disorder is a “total battle inside your own head”

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Brave Faces Portrait Gallery participant Jessica Mosher, 17, from Cottonwood shares how she dealt with her eating disorder.     For more information about eating issues, visit Reachout’s fact page.   “I’m 17 years old and about to start an exciting and terrifying journey to become a veterinarian at Oregon State University. By looking at … » 

Hit the Books. But Don’t Let Homework STRESS Hit You!

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by Kimberly Michelle Hey everyone! Kimberly Michelle here, so school is in full swing and finals are almost upon us. For some people that means only one thing…STRESS! Admit it, we all have it. I know I do!  I remember in college when I had finals that I would go for days without sleep. I ended … » 

Jersey Shore’s Vinny Has Struggled with Anxiety

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Though he is often seen fist pumping to house music on MTV’s Jersey Shore, Vinny Guadagnino has suffered from anxiety. He opens up about it in this video from Half of Us: my ip . ip information .