Media covering mental illness is often touchy.
Ireland has made moves to change attitudes about mental health through educational movements like the Green Ribbon Campaign, spearheaded by SeeChange.
Every character besides the narrator is played by a member of the audience. Some stay in their seats … while others are brought onto the stage.
In a special roundtable edition of Deja View, Reviews Editor Jake Leary dives into the controversy surrounding Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why.” He is joined by Assistant Multimedia Editor Matt Maloney, Opinion Editor Celisa Calacal and Matt Hirsch, current Ad Sales Manager and former Events Committee Chairman for Active Minds.
The highs of the narrative can’t compensate for the lows of the message. “13 Reasons Why” isn’t the mental health education it could have been.
For six years, Ithaca College student Molly struggled with an eating disorder, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
She shares how her recovery process has inspired her to take active roles in the college community.
Ithaca College students use marijuana, drink alcohol, feel stressed and have sex more than the national average, according to survey results from the National College Health Assessment survey.
Having a physical connection with mental illness could allow people to more easily see it as something that cannot necessarily be controlled.
Mentally ill people may have to fight their thoughts day in and day out, which is more exhausting than others realize. The feelings of being alone in this world can take over your mind as a virus would take over its host cell. The human brain becomes ill and weak and frail until life seems like it is too much to deal with.