How Media Really Affects Mental Health

  |  Topic: Health and Wellness, Media Analysis, VOX Media Cafe
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If you’ve been online in the past few months, you’ve seen countless discussions about The Netflix drama series “13 Reasons Why” and its portrayal of and effects on mental health. Our VOX Media Cafe team was inspired by these conversations. We decided to tackle the topic of mental health and the media, and how the […]

How the Safe America Foundation Is Trying to Make America Safe Again

  |  Topic: Health and Wellness, Opinion, Politics, School

After the leader of Georgia Care Project heard I’d started a petition on change.org to bring more mental health awareness and counselors in schools, I was invited to this press conference to hear more about how some organizations are trying to make communities safer.

The Requirements and Limitations of Sex Education in Georgia

  |  Topic: Education, Health and Wellness, LGBTQ, School, VOX Media Cafe
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The disconnect between what we heard in sex education class and what we see was something we wished to change. So, we conducted multiple interviews, trying to find some insight into the issue of sex education in Georgia.

Get Fit for You

  |  Topic: Advice, Health and Wellness

With advertisers and social media advocating for that so-called “summer body,” sometimes we teens get insecure with the way we look. I have found conditioning is a way to naturally get fit.