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 […]
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.
Kanye, this is the most open and active you’ve been with your fanbase in a very long time, however, despite that some of us still feel like we’re losing you.
I’m not saying “you have my word” that these tips are going to work for you though. Consider it more of a guide to navigate the rough winter ahead.
Are mothers pushing their sons into hypermasculinity? Should little boys be allowed to cry?
I hated every second of my time in psychiatric treatment. I spent every moment wanting to leave, wanting to be rid of that place, and feeling confined. But I got something good out of it, too.
Part of me — the part that aspired to be the Perfect Sophomore, the Perfect Junior, the Perfect Senior — wants to spend the summer working toward becoming the Perfect College Freshman or the Perfect Adult. But she does not exist…
This was not a suicide attempt. This was the precursor. This was the consideration. I should’ve called a helpline. Or texted. Or called my psychiatrist. I should’ve done something to help me recover.
Through a teen-led event called VOX-A-Palooza, VOX showcased our special coverage about mental health, provided a safe space to speak up and create art, and hosted a poetry slam for metro-Atlanta teens and their families.
Could the reason men aren’t as likely to seek help be a consequence of the “boys don’t cry” notion? Or could it be linked to the image of the nearly emotionless man who only shows anger and keeps every other emotion hidden tightly under a mask of proving manliness?