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Real Talk: I Get More Depressed in Summer Than Winter

By Emma W.June 23, 2016
I remember being surprised when, years ago, I heard that suicide rates jumped in the spring. The more I thought about it... More  →
Real Talk: I Get More Depressed in Summer Than Winter

Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Pretending to Be Cool About My Mental Health Issues

By kat_rosenfieldJune 15, 2016
Dear Auntie Sparknotes, I'm 17, almost 18, and I've got to admit that I'm the epitome of teenagers convincing themselves of mental health... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Parents Are Pretending to Be Cool About My Mental Health Issues

Real Talk: I Got Sober Before My 21st Birthday

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 9, 2016
Every Wednesday during my freshman year of college, my best friend Emily and I went to the Beauty Bar. We’d befriended the... More  →
Real Talk: I Got Sober Before My 21st Birthday

Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

By Emma W.May 2, 2016
I signed onto write this piece because I've been heartbroken. Like really, really, Emma, it's time to move on, how can you... More  →
Real Talk: I was Heartbroken and It Really, Really Hurt. Here's How I Survived.

Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

By Kelly HoffmacherMarch 22, 2016
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact moment when I began to eat abnormally, but the first recollection I have of starving myself... More  →
Real Talk: I'm in Recovery From an Eating Disorder

The Most Important Thing I'd Tell My High School Self

By Emma W.March 2, 2016
The sky isn't falling. It's 10 P.M. and you have yet to start an essay due tomorrow and the bibliography alone is supposed to... More  →
The Most Important Thing I'd Tell My High School Self

Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

By kat_rosenfieldJanuary 29, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, It's gonna be a long email, so buckle up. I have pretty severe depression, anxiety and a lovely little brain-devil known... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Couldn't Cope At College and My Parents Are Blaming Me

Auntie SparkNotes: I Forget Everything

By kat_rosenfieldDecember 18, 2015
Dear Auntie, I've been having a problem for a long time now and recently it's been getting worse. I just forget everything that... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Forget Everything