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Jessica Zambrano
Jessica Zambrano Campaign leader

Where is the uproar? Where is the outrage? How many people must die or almost die before we stand up and say, “Enough already?” We cannot…Read More

My voice: We must fund mental health system

Phyllis Arends 11:38 p.m. CDT April 27, 2014 Phyllis Arends (Photo: Submitted photo ) Where is the uproar? Where is the outrage? How many people must die or almost die before we stand up and say, “Enough already?” Maybelle Schein is dead, and James McVay will die because the system that is supposed to help people with serious mental…Read More

A first-person account of depression: an anonymous prose poem.

What Depression Feels Like

It is not my friend. Hanging out with a friend makes you grow, makes you open, makes you alive. Hanging out with depression crushes me. I walk down the street and it’s like a stupid movie cliché when a piano drops down from 17 stories up and flattens me. It makes me small and dead. It feels like I can’t breathe. I am alone and drowning and I…Read More
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