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.

Global Warming: Summer In The Winter? Sounds Awesome, Right? Not So Much.

  |  Topic: Environment, My Story, Opinion
Written By: Kamaya Brantley
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My teacher dedicated a large portion of the year to global warming. I found myself bored by her lessons at first, ignorantly thinking of them as repetitive and irritating. And then, I really started paying attention as I noticed some changes in the real world.

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 […]

VOX-a-Palooza ’17 Brings Mental Health Awareness to Atlanta Teens

  |  Topic: Inside VOX, Videos, VOX Investigates
Written By: Jahleelah Shaheed & Mikael Trench
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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.