Get Fit for You

  |  Topic: Advice, Health and Wellness
Written By: Kayla Smith
Kayla get fit story

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.

Facing OCD Without Walking on the Cracks

  |  Topic: Atlanta Teen Voices, General, Health and Wellness, VOX Investigates
Written By: Hannah Shapiro, Galloway High School
By Claudia Belfiore, 17, North Atlanta High School

I’ve had my dose of jaw-dropping obsessive meltdowns, and to desensitize to these attacks, I laugh. If I don’t, I become an irrational mess in a hazmat suit, only consuming blue M&Ms and touching street lights so I won’t die. To overcome OCD, I can’t just survive. I must thrive.

Mental Health Resources for Help

  |  Topic: Health and Wellness, VOX Investigates
Written By: VOX Investigates Team
What You Can Do For Someone Who's Suicidal

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 911. The organizations below are linked; you can click on them to go to their websites. 24/7 Hotline National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – (800) 273-TALK (8255) Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741 For anyone feeling in crisis (callers don’t have to be […]