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How taking a social media break revealed its negative impact in school

In the midst of the pandemic, as a 16-year-old, I found myself constantly gravitating toward my phone. Humanity was already in a state of social isolation, and I turned to social media as a means of connection. Tech addiction is something that is…Read More

Guest blog: When 'I want to die' changes from suicidal ideation to a reflex

Content warning: Suicide and suicidal ideation.

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988, or text…Read More

God helped me grieve when religion did not

Trigger warning: Suicide, depression

This blog reflects the author’s personal experience. MHA does not endorse or condone any viewpoints mentioned.Read More

Guest blog: Teacher’s experiences help students navigate mental health

As a 46-year-old veteran high school teacher, I often worry my students will soon write me off with an “Okay, Boomer” response. Although a member of Generation X, technically I’m closer in age to my Baby Boomer predecessors than the Zoomers in my…Read More